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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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Managing Diversitydemonstrates the benefits of implementing inclusive practices in the workplace. Author Michalle Mor Barak incorporates vignettes and case studies from different countries around the world to effectively illustrate practical solutions to managing today's diverse workforce.. Key Features:
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  • Offers up-to-date information on the new realities of the workforce, including demographic, legislation, and social policy trends around the world .
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  • Analyzes the causes and consequences of workforce exclusion, highlighting the groups commonly excluded in various countries.
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  • Provides a comprehensive model of the Inclusive Workplace suggesting policies, procedures and programs that facilitate its implementation.
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Managing Diversitydemonstrates the benefits of implementing inclusive practices in the workplace. Author Michalle Mor Barak incorporates vignettes and case studies from different countries around the world to effectively illustrate practical solutions to managing today's diverse workforce.. 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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761927730
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

Professor Mor Barak has received awards of distinction, including a Fulbright award, the Lady Davis award for international exchange scholars, the University of California Regents Award, and the Franklin C. Sterlin Distinguished Faculty Award for Research and Scholarship. 

She has been invited to give keynote addresses and received grants to lead several prestigious conferences around the world, including the Rockefeller Foundation's grant to lead an international conference on global workforce diversity in Bellagio, Italy, and the Borchard Foundation's grant to lead a global think tank of scholars on diversity management at the Chateau de la Bretesche, France.

A Principal Investigator on several large research projects, she has published extensively in the areas of global diversity and inclusion and industrial/occupational social work and has authored two books, Social Networks and Health (Garland, 1991) and Social Services in the Workplace (Haworth, 2000).
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction and conceptual framework 1
2 Diversity legislation in a global perspective : equality and fairness in employment 17
3 Discrimination, equality and fairness in employment : social policies and affirmative/positive action programs 53
4 Global demographic trends : impact on workforce diversity 72
5 Socioeconomic transitions : the new realities of the global workforce 97
6 Defining diversity in a global context : prejudice and discrimination 121
7 Vive la difference? Theoretical perspectives on diversity and exclusion in the workplace 147
8 Culture and communication in the global workplace 168
9 Interpersonal relationships in a global work context 186
10 Diversity management : paradigms, rationale, and key elements 207
11 An overview of the inclusive workplace model : managing the globalized workforce diversity 224
12 The inclusive workplace : level I : inclusion through diversity within the work organization 228
13 The inclusive workplace : level II : inclusion through corporate-community collaborations 244
14 The inclusive workplace : level III : inclusion through state/national collaborations 260
15 The inclusive workplace : level IV : inclusion through international collaborations 272
16 Toward a globally inclusive workplace : putting the pieces together 286
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