A Manager's Guide to Sexual Orientation in the WorkPlaceby Bob Powers, Alan Ellis
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For the first time ever, managers will have a tool that will enable them to effectively grapple with the controversial, and sometimes explosive issues surrounding sexual orientation. Cultivated from Bob Power's 25
years business experience with some of the world's finest organizations, A Manager's Guide to Sexual Orientation in
the Workplace provides managers with the knowledge, skills and resources to foster higher productivity and performance through an all-inclusive work environment.
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Meet the Author
Bob Powers is president of Bob Powers & Associates, Inc., a firm which helps organizations attain business goals and enhance life in the workplace. He has worked with clients including AT&T, British Airways, Federal Express, General Motors, the Internal Revenue Service and the New York Stock Exchange. Powers has consulted with the highest levels of the world's most impressive organizations and is publicly outspoken about being gay. Alan Ellis teaches psychology and human sexuality at San Francisco State University and is president of Bob Powers Publications. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Illinois.
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This book will only be helpful if you know next to nothing on this subject. There are some serious works dealing with sexual orientation in the workplace. This is not one of them. A serious book would examine the kinds of issues that exist, why they exist and how a manager can address those issues. The authors' stance 'they're here, they're queer, get use to it' doesn't work when dealing with employees making a gay employee's life miserable. Considering the book consists of mostly chapters on 'work coming out' stories, that add human interest but little substance, and 'how to support diversity' lists, that lack originality, not to mention a few blank pages insert here and there, the only thing I could think of is that the authors wanted to cash in on a hot topic fast.