The association between excess weight and higher absences, medical fees, and benefit costs is clear. What is the meaning of this relationship regarding weight discrimination for the many individuals who are overweight and for organizational policymakers? How should organizations address weight-based discrimination, given these clear, costly associations?
Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Bell, M. P. (2012). Diversity in organizations (2nd ed., 469-479, 478-479, 482). Mason, OH: South-Western.