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Developing competency to manage diversity : readings, cases & activities

Author: Taylor Cox; Ruby L Beale
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler Publishers ; Emeryville, CA : Publishers Group West [distributor], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Develop a critical competency for today's organizations - the ability to successfully manage diversity. Builds on the author's acclaimed volume, Cultural Diversity in Organizations; organizes learning and skill-building for diversity around thirty-one activities that can change behavior; addresses a wide range of diversity issues through twenty-three timely readings; integrates ideas from the academic world with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Cox; Ruby L Beale
ISBN: 1881052966 9781881052968
OCLC Number: 36806599
Description: xv, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A framework for understanding competency for managing diversity --
Foundations for competency. The meaning of diversity --
Managing diversity as a business strategy --
Developing individual competency. Understanding group identities --
Stereotyping --
Prejudice and discrimination --
Cultural differences --
Developing organizational competency. Organizational culture --
Formal and informal structure of organizations --
A process for organizational change --
The continuing quest for excellence.
Responsibility: Taylor Cox, Jr. & Ruby L. Beale.
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Develop a critical competency for today's organizations - the ability to successfully manage diversity. Builds on the author's acclaimed volume, Cultural Diversity in Organizations; organizes learning and skill-building for diversity around thirty-one activities that can change behavior; addresses a wide range of diversity issues through twenty-three timely readings; integrates ideas from the academic world with real-life experience in six detailed case studies; and provides managers with tools they need to successfully managed a diverse workforce.

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