Diversity in Organizations: New Perspectives for a Changing Workplace / Edition 1

Diversity in Organizations: New Perspectives for a Changing Workplace / Edition 1

by Martin M Chemers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803955499

ISBN-13: 9780803955493

Pub. Date: 07/18/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The changing demography of the workforce presents challenges and opportunities to individuals and to the organizations of which they are a part. This volume examines how diversity in organizations affords benefits such as a broader talent pool, but at the same time can lead to tension, misunderstanding and, at times, outright hostility.  See more details below

Overview

The changing demography of the workforce presents challenges and opportunities to individuals and to the organizations of which they are a part. This volume examines how diversity in organizations affords benefits such as a broader talent pool, but at the same time can lead to tension, misunderstanding and, at times, outright hostility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803955493
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/18/1995
Series:
Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
955,537
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Diversity in Organizations - Martin M Chemers, Mark A Constanzo and Stuart Oskamp
PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL REACTIONS TO DIVERSITY
A Theoretical Framework for the Study of Diversity - Harry C Triandis
Cultural Identity and Diversity in Organizations - Bernardo M Ferdman
Bridging the Gap between Group Differences and Individual Uniqueness
An Analysis of Work Specialization and Organization Level as Dimensions of Workforce Diversity - Taylor H Cox Jr and Jocelyn A Finley
PART TWO: DIVERSITY EFFECTS ON GROUPS AND TEAMS
Diversity, Power and Mentorship in Organizations - Belle Rose Ragins
A Cultural, Structural and Behavioral Perspective
Diversity in Decision-Making Teams - Valerie I Sessa and Susan E Jackson
All Differences Are Not Created Equal
Leadership and Diversity in Groups and Organizations - Martin M Chemers and Susan E Murphy
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON DIVERSITY
Diversity in Organizations - Anne S Tsui, Terri D Egan and Katherine R Xin
Lessons from Demography Research
Organizational Implications of Diversity in Higher Education - Daryl G Smith
A Diversity Framework - R Roosevelt Thomas Jr

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