“Has affirmative action been consistently and effectively used to create a more robust and productiv

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Level the Playing Field The original intent of affirmative action was to “level the playing field” and ensure minority groups were treated fairly during the employment process. Using the original goal of affirmative action as a framework, write a 1000 word (minimum) APA formatted paper in which you analyze and discuss the evolution of affirmative action over the last 40+ years. You must draw conclusions based on research from outside resources and answer the following question in your paper, “Has affirmative action been consistently and effectively used to create a more robust and productive workforce?”

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Evolution of Affirmative ActionsStudent NameInstructor NameCourse IDAbstractThe paper discusses and analyzes the history of affirmative action and its evolution over past times through different movements and polices. How affirmative action affect the efficiency and productivity in the workplace. Its negative and positive effects and how it has impacted businesses environment. Then the conclusion how avoiding workforce discrimination increases and decreases productivity.Evolution of Affirmative ActionsAffirmative action develops educational and employment prospects of minority groups and women and defend the rights of deprived members of United States (Marriam-Webster). It is an ongoing process and because of its changing and complex nature it has developed over time. It has affected many businesses, politics and academics. In new Deal and the Great Depression written by Franklin D. Roosevelt, he presents the idea of affirmative action for the first time (Anderson, 2005, p. 110). At this time United States was experiencing epic proportion disasters. Roosevelt has handled this situation and dragged the whole nation towards the good future but still there was biasness among the people. Roosevelt guided the nation during World War II and introduced some new ideas of equal employment. In 1940 several African American served as volunteers in this war (p. 111) but despite these people were treated with discrimination and offered only labors job only. In 194

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