Managing Diversity and Equality in Construction [NOOK Book]

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International authors present a comprehensive exposition of diversity within construction, including gender, disability and racial discrimination and provide tools and techniques for successful diversity management.
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Managing Diversity and Equality in Construction

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Overview

International authors present a comprehensive exposition of diversity within construction, including gender, disability and racial discrimination and provide tools and techniques for successful diversity management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203088616
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 3/15/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew W. Gale is a Chartered Civil Engineer, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Management and Built Environment Academic Interest Group in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester. He is also a member of the Health Monitoring and Through Life Support Research Group in MACE, as well as the Programme Executive for the MSc in Project Management Professional Development Programme.

Marilyn J. Davidson is Professor of Work Psychology, Head of the Psychology Group and the Director of the Centre for Diversity and Work Psychology at the Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. Her research interests include equal opportunities, diversity(race and gender), women in management , female entrepreneurs and gender issues in occupational stress. She has published over 150 academic articles and 19 books.

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Table of Contents

Contents Introduction 1. An Introduction to Diversity Marilyn J Davidson, Andrew W Gale Section I: Diversity and the Law 2. Discrimination Law and the Construction Industry Anne Ruff 3. Diversity in the Employment Relationship Malcolm Sargeant Section 2: Gender and Equality 4. Social Exclusion – Women in Construction Clara Greed 5. Women’s and Men’s Careers in the UK Construction Industry: A Comparative Analysis Andrew R.J. Dainty, Barbara M. Bagilhole 6. Women in Civil Engineering Suzanne Wilkinson 7. Women in Surveying and Planning: Creating Diversity Clara Greed 8. Women in Manual Trades Linda Clarke, Elizabeth Michielsens, Christine Wall 9. Promoting Diversity in Construction by Supporting Employees' Work-Life Balance Helen Lingard, Valerie Francis Section III Race Disability and Equality 10. Race, Ethnic Minorities and the Construction Industry Andy Steele, Dianne Sodhi 11. Embracing Diversity Through the Employment of Disabled People – the Missed Opportunity? Marcus Ormerod, Rita Newton Managing and Implementing Diversity 12. Equality in the Social Housing Sector Sandi Rhys Jones, OBE 13. Formulating and Implementing Diversity in Contractor’s Organisation: A Case Study Chrissie Chadney 14. Government Initiatives and Tool Kits Sandi Rhys Jones, OBE Appendices Appendix I: Building Equality in Construction Good Practice Guidelines for Building Contractors and Housing Associations Davey, C., Davidson, M., Gale, A., Hopley, A. and RhysJones, S. Appendix II: A Race Equality in Construction Good Practice Guidelines for Building Contractors and Housing Associations Somerville, P., Davey, C., Sodhi, D., Steele, A. S., Gale, A.W., Davidson, M.J. and Rhys Jones

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