Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace / Edition 1

Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace / Edition 1

by Michalle E. Mor Barak, Michlle Mor Barak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761927735

ISBN-13: 9780761927730

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

2006 Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine
2007 Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award

Winner of the 2007 Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award
Michalle Mor Barak's book Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace has won the highly prestigious Academy of Management's
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2006 Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine
2007 Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award

Winner of the 2007 Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award
Michalle Mor Barak's book Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace has won the highly prestigious Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award. This award is granted annually to the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of management knowledge. Managing Diversity was selected from multiple publisher's nominations for single authored books.

"The book is an excellent resource to develop, theorize, and work out the inclusive workplace in a very comprehensive, encompassing, and interdisciplinary way...It can be recommended for all business and organization psychology students and all people interested in global business" --
ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION

"This book introduces a unique and refreshing prism that is highly useful for managers and scholars alike. The authentic examples and case studies bring the content to life and make this book a very interesting and captivating read. It is a 'must read' for managers who need to effectively manage today's diverse workforce in order to survive and thrive in the global economy."
--Alan D. Levy, Chairman and CEO, Tishman International Companies  

"[Managing Diversity] is thorough, well-written and filled with interesting information and case examples.  It deals with an important issue in a very complete manner, providing both theoretical and conceptual content and outstanding practicalinformation. It should be valuable and useful to anyone studying international business management."  
--Sheila Akabas, Professor and Director, Center for Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace, Columbia University  

"I would definitely adopt this book, since it offers an excellent resource for developing, theorizing, and working out the inclusive workplace in a very comprehensive way.  [Mor Barak] gives many practical examples and very useful illustrations that make the book very interesting for both the conceptual researcher and the practitioner.  It is also written with a very international and global perspective and outlook."  
--Cordula Barzantny, Associate Professor, Groupe Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Toulouse Business School  


"A culturally diverse, inclusive workforce is well supported by social work values and ethics. A valuable resource for social work practice in a global context, the book is also highly recommended as a text in social work education programs."

--John J. Stretch, Saint Louis University 

Managing Diversity demonstrates the benefits of implementing inclusive practices and incorporates vignettes from different countries around the world and case studies illustrating practical solutions.   

Key Features:   
  • Offers up-to-date information on the new realities of the workforce, including demographic, legislation, and social policy trends around the world
  • Analyzes the causes and consequences of workforce exclusion, highlighting the groups commonly excluded in various countries
  • Provides a comprehensive model of the Inclusive Workplace suggesting policies, procedures, and programs that facilitate its implementation
  • Includes an Instructors Resource on CD-ROM containing a chapter overview, chapter outline, multiple PowerPoint slides, and sample test questions for each chapter
Michàlle Mor Barak, PhD, is a Professor at the University of Southern California with a joint appointment at the School of Social Work and the Marshall School of Business. She holds the Lenore Stein-Wood and William S. Wood Chair of Social Work and Business in a Global Society, is the Chair of the Industrial/Occupational Social Work Program, and is the founder and director of the International Center for the Inclusive Workplace.  

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927730
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction and conceptual framework1
2Diversity legislation in a global perspective : equality and fairness in employment17
3Discrimination, equality and fairness in employment : social policies and affirmative/positive action programs53
4Global demographic trends : impact on workforce diversity72
5Socioeconomic transitions : the new realities of the global workforce97
6Defining diversity in a global context : prejudice and discrimination121
7Vive la difference? Theoretical perspectives on diversity and exclusion in the workplace147
8Culture and communication in the global workplace168
9Interpersonal relationships in a global work context186
10Diversity management : paradigms, rationale, and key elements207
11An overview of the inclusive workplace model : managing the globalized workforce diversity224
12The inclusive workplace : level I : inclusion through diversity within the work organization228
13The inclusive workplace : level II : inclusion through corporate-community collaborations244
14The inclusive workplace : level III : inclusion through state/national collaborations260
15The inclusive workplace : level IV : inclusion through international collaborations272
16Toward a globally inclusive workplace : putting the pieces together286

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