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Accessing Streaming Videos in the Films on Demand Database
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Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection
Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers. The Master Academic Collection brings together videos from many areas of study, including health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, business & economics, as well as archival films & newsreels.
Business and Economics Videos in the Films on Demand Database
Click on the link below for a list of more than 5,500 video titles and video segments in the area of business and economics. Use the two drop-down menus under the "Business & Economics" heading near the top in order to narrow down your search results.
Selected Streaming Videos on Diversity in the Workplace
Below are just several of the streaming videos on diversity-related topics that you can find in the Films on Demand database. Search the database for additional videos.
Diversity in the Workplace: Playing Your Part (2012)
Using dramatized scenarios, this 23-minute program shows how a wide range of personnel can work together successfully. Topics covered include the scope of diversity, responding sensitively, knowing the guidelines, communicating appropriately, and building on diversity.
Managing Diversity in Business (1994)
This 60-minute program covers the important and timely issues involved in managing multicultural and sexual diversity in the workplace. Topics covered include "Why Value Diversity?," "Understanding Our Biases and Assumptions," "Sexual Harassment," "Recruiting and Interviewing a Diverse Workforce," "Making New Employees Feel Valued," and "Managing Diversity: Meeting the Challenge."
Understanding Different Cultural Values and Styles (1991)
This 37-minute program refutes the melting pot theory, explaining that employees do not—and should not be expected to—set aside their particular cultural values when they come to work. The most successful organizations and managers are those who understand diversity and seek to profit from it; this program presents the views of African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans who share their work experiences and demonstrate that what they want from others is no more than an open mind and a fair chance.
Generational Diversity: Training Point Issues in Management #4 (2009)
This 8-minute program highlights the key features of three “generations”—baby boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y working together and the resulting issues for managers and those involved in recruiting, developing, and retaining staff. The educational resources and video combine to create a complete package of “generation basics” which can be used to build a higher level of awareness and develop strategies to improve workplace relationships, tap into expertise, and retain talent. Topics covered include understanding the different generations, benefits for the employer/employee, and effective management strategies in an age-diverse workplace.
Smashing the Glass Ceiling: The Gender Gap (2016)
This 24-minute video covers what is preventing women from closing the gender gap in the world of work.
Overcoming Barriers to Employment (2004)
Legal issues related to hiring and workplace discrimination are outlined in this video, as well as techniques for confronting and challenging discrimination. Questions designed to gauge a company’s corporate culture are presented. (29 minutes)