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Making equal opportunities work

Author: Mary Coussey; Hilary Jackson
Publisher: London : Pitman, 1991.
Series: Personnel today.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A text aimed at personnel managers which considers the operation of an equal opportunities policy in the workplace which avoids sexual and racial discrimination and provides an approach to dealing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Coussey; Hilary Jackson
ISBN: 0273034723 9780273034728 0273033700 9780273033707
OCLC Number: 26933016
Description: xii, 211 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What's in it for my company?; what does equal opportunity mean? - the legal framework, barriers to equality, recognising discrimination and inequality; organizational strategy and structures - equal opportunities policy and mission statements, equal opportunities audit, defining equal opportunities objectives and targets, action programmes, personnel management structures; statistical monitoring - collecting and assembling your information; image building - what are the barriers to applications?, serving customers or clients in a diverse labour market; recruitment and selection - barriers to equality in selection, how to avoid bias, spotting potential; promotion and career development - barriers to promotion, defining core skills and experience, performance appraisals, promotion systems, encouraging under represented goups; equal opportunities training - what is training for equal opportunities?, planning and setting up equal opportunities training, training objectives, training content and materials, positive action/developmental training; working arrangements - flexible working pattern, improving parental leave arrangements and career breaks, help with childcare arrangements; employing people with disabilities - legal obligations, access and equipment, general good practice; the working environment - dealing with complaints of discrimination, sexual and racial harassment; costs and benefits; discrimination law in practice - how do industrial tribunals decide what is discriminatory?, race and sex discrimination law at work, employers' liability.
Series Title: Personnel today.
Responsibility: Mary Coussey and Hilary Jackson.

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