Major differences between EEO/Affirmative Action and Diversity are presented below*.
|Government Initiated||Voluntary (Company Driven)|
|Legally Driven||Productivity Driven|
|Problem Focused||Opportunity Focused|
|Assumes Assimilation||Assumes Integration|
|Internally Focused||Internally and Externally Focused|
*Adapted from Workforce America! Managing Employee Diversity as a Vital Resource by Marilyn Loden & Judy B. Rosener, 1991, Irwin Professional Publishing.