Describe various forms of diversity?

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The Oxford Learner's Dictionary defines diversity as "a range of many people or things that are very different from each other." Based on that definition, there could be limitless different types of diversity. I will give you a few examples of types of diversity which are commonly referred to in the world today.

Religious diversity refers to people of different religious backgrounds. So, if an open-plan office were to be shared by a Muslim, a Christian, an atheist and two Buddhists, this office would be an example of religious diversity in the workplace.

Age diversity, quite obviously, refers to peoples ages, and breaks society down into various groups such as Baby Boomers, which is a term talking about people born between 1945 and 1964. After the Baby Boomers came Generation X, who were born between 1964 and 1979. With that in mind, many family reunions become great examples of age diversity in practice.

It's hard these days to find a society in which cultural diversity has not become prevalent. Cultural diversity refers to people of different cultural backgrounds. These groups live and work in close proximity all around the world, creating culturally diverse societies.

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There are many different forms of diversity. In light of this, let me offer a few examples. 

First, there is gender diversity. For an organization or company to have diversity, we need men and women. By this we will also have some biological differences.

Second, there is racial diversity. This means that people from different backgrounds and cultures will be present. A good example of this would be something like the United Nations. 

Third, another important type of diversity is economic diversity. This is an important point, because it is possible to have people from different background of a similar social economic background. If this is the case, there would be little true diversity. There is something about finances that gives a person a different worldview. This creates diversity of opinions. 

If we take another step, we can also speak of diversity in terms of age. Having young and old together also creates differences of views. 

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