One of the central issues in managing diversity is to do with the majority and the minority perspective and considering that the most pressing issue in managing diversity arises out of the treatment of women. We have devoted a separate section on gender sensitization because when compared to other issues in managing diversity, this is the most pressing issue because of the preponderance of women in the workforce as well as recent trends that point to the emergence of this single issue as the dominant issue that is taking the mind space of managers. The government body DEWA is advancing more towards customer satisfaction and long term goals. The major role being done by the employees are 1522 employees with 817 male employees and 705 female employees presently. Looking through the past figures the number of female employees did reached 756 in 2010 with 2/3 of these being UAE nationals while rest 1/3 Asians and Europeans noting that their specializations are varied from technological(32%) administrative and supervisory tasks. The present numbers includes 480 male technicians and 191 female technicians. Women are playing a major role in the success of DEWA.H.H Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ,vice president of UAE and ruler quote don visiting DEWA in 2010 that, ”Women is the spirit Of the place and without women, the place has no spirit.
Woman has been playing a distinct dual responsible role at home and workplace both and doing justice at both places with her duty. Woman at workplace enhances quality of work as they have got different perspective of decision of decision making and a great plus point of getting calm at odd times. Women workforce:Major issue and challenge in DEWA
Despite tremendous advances, women are facing a variety of professional challenges, particularly in this traditionally male-dominated technical field DEWA. Recognizing these challenges can help overcome them. In many GCC countries, basic measures like women’s...
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