Identifying diversity policy of Apple and Vodafone
Keeping the issue of diversity in the workplace, two companies with successful business designs can be utilised namely Vodafone and Apple. Being one of the most successful companies in the world can be attributed to their adept marketing mix and the overall structure of their organisation. The gender diversity that is prominent in the policy of Vodafone insists their unbiased nature towards hiring equal men and women for the job. The existing policy of Vodafone involves hiring equal number of male candidates as compared to females This is evident from the fact that in September 2014, they hired 45 women and 43 men in their company. They also employ people judging them by their skill and merit only. Moreover, 21% of senior managers in the company were females in 2015 along with 35% of women workforce (Vodafone.com, 2016).
In the context of Apple, being one of the most renowned companies in the world they favour inclusion and diversity in the workforce. As per their recruitment policy is concerned, their female workforce across the globe consists of 32% existing employees and 37% new recruits. Their policies focus on nurturing culture of inclusion in order to eradicate racial and gender bias from the company. Their Diversity Network Associations (DNAs) create a sense of belonging among employees of different ethnicities so that connections can be made quicker (Apple.c