Making Diversity Work

Making Diversity Work

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by Sondra Thiederman
     
 

Drawing from research and 25 years of experience in the field, diversity expert Dr. Sondra Thiederman dissects the problems surrounding diversity in the workplace and offers specific, straightforward strategies focused on creating individual change. Using real-life examples, practical tips, and exercises, she guides readers on a journey of self-discovery,

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Drawing from research and 25 years of experience in the field, diversity expert Dr. Sondra Thiederman dissects the problems surrounding diversity in the workplace and offers specific, straightforward strategies focused on creating individual change. Using real-life examples, practical tips, and exercises, she guides readers on a journey of self-discovery, intellectual awareness, and healing. In this fully updated and revised edition, learn to:
• Function more effectively and feel more comfortable in a diverse workplace.
• Identify and defeat biased attitudes.
• Confront and minimize the fears that underlie biases.
• Overcome diversity-related conflict. Women or men, black or white, gay or straight, immigrant or native-born—everyone has prejudices. Making Diversity Work shifts the dialogue from blame to emphasis on the responsibility everyone shares to rid the workplace of bias. Dr. Thiederman delivers the prescription to defeat bias in the workplace in this definitive book for executives, managers, human resources professionals, and diversity practitioners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781427797131
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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