Implementing Diversity: Best Practices for Making Diversity Work in Your Organization

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This practical and provocative guide provides the strategies and tactics used by organizations committed to implementing diversity from the top down. Focusing on the necessity for a strategic change initiative, Loden discusses: how to position diversity initiatives for maximum buy-in and support; proven strategies for managing resistance to this important change; the 18 classic mistakes made when implementing diversity initiatives--and how to avoid them.
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Overview

This practical and provocative guide provides the strategies and tactics used by organizations committed to implementing diversity from the top down. Focusing on the necessity for a strategic change initiative, Loden discusses: how to position diversity initiatives for maximum buy-in and support; proven strategies for managing resistance to this important change; the 18 classic mistakes made when implementing diversity initiatives--and how to avoid them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786304608
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.88 (d)

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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Taking Stock 3
Ch. 2 Defining Diversity 11
Ch. 3 EEO, Affirmative Action, and Valuing Diversity 21
Ch. 4 Valuing Diversity: Program or New Paradigm? 29
Ch. 5 Understanding the Change Process 37
Ch. 6 Profiling the Organization 47
Ch. 7 Acquiring the Diversity Mindset 61
Ch. 8 Underinvesting and Overpromising 71
Ch. 9 Fueling Backlash 79
Ch. 10 Minimizing the Business Case 89
Ch. 11 Awareness Training: Panacea and Problem 99
Ch. 12 Some Things Not Worth Doing Are Not Worth Doing Well 109
Ch. 13 Laying the Groundwork for Change 125
Ch. 14 Reaching the Segments 137
Ch. 15 The Diversity Curriculum 153
Ch. 16 Best Practices Across Organizations 165
Ch. 17 Towards Full Adoption 175
Appendix A 181
Notes 185
Index 187
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