Dealing With Diversity (Pb)

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Nineteen international academics contribute eight chapters on the application of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory to allow the transformation of well intentioned affirmative action programs from their reliance on surface-level diversity to a new reliance on deep- level diversity. Coverage includes mutual selection, negotiation, and development in the workplace; the effects of diversity on leaders and team members over time; organizational and social influences on LMX; the effects of dyadic diversity of LMX and...
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Overview

Nineteen international academics contribute eight chapters on the application of Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory to allow the transformation of well intentioned affirmative action programs from their reliance on surface-level diversity to a new reliance on deep- level diversity. Coverage includes mutual selection, negotiation, and development in the workplace; the effects of diversity on leaders and team members over time; organizational and social influences on LMX; the effects of dyadic diversity of LMX and mentoring; a narrative research agenda for LMX; LMX and Transformational theory; LMX and Hofstede's cultural dimensions; and organizational citizenship behavior. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930608481
  • Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Series: LMX Leadership Ser.
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Foreword
1 Role Making onto the Starting Work Team Using LMX Leadership: Diversity As An Asset 1
2 LMX and Teamwork: The Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity 29
3 Organizational and Social Influences on Leader-Member Exchange Processes: Implications for the Management of Diversity 59
4 LMX and Mentoring Diverse Followers: Finding the Competitive Advantage for Each 91
5 The Narrative Basis of Leader-Member Exchange 117
6 Interpersonal Workplace Theory at the Crossroads: LMX and Transformational Theory as Special Cases of Role Making in Work Organizations 145
7 The New Conduct of Business: How LMX Can Help Capitalize on Cultural Diversity 183
8 LMX and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Examining the Links within and Across Western and Chinese Samples 219
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