The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America / Edition 1

The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America / Edition 1

by Ann M. Morrison
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787901849

ISBN-13: 9780787901844

Pub. Date: 01/16/1996

Publisher: Wiley

By the year 2000, white males will represent less than one third of the American workforce. In this universally praised work, Ann Morrison, co-author of Breaking The Glass Ceiling, becomes the first to offer companies practical strategies for moving tomorrow's new leaders — white women and people of color — into the executive ranks. Using personal

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By the year 2000, white males will represent less than one third of the American workforce. In this universally praised work, Ann Morrison, co-author of Breaking The Glass Ceiling, becomes the first to offer companies practical strategies for moving tomorrow's new leaders — white women and people of color — into the executive ranks. Using personal interviews with nearly 200 managers in organizations noted for their model diversity programs, Morrison presents a very definite, step-by-step action plan that will prove invaluable to leaders looking to guide their businesses into the next century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787901844
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1996
Series:
J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series , #187
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Diversity: The Turbulent Evolution of a Sensitive Issue.

Part One: Leadership Diversity as Strategy.

1. Achieving Benefits from Leadership Diversity.

2. Challenging the Barriers to Opportunity.

3. Setting Goals for Sustained Leadership Development.

Part Two: Leadership Diversity as Procedure.

4. Establishing Accountability for Diversity.

5. Creating Meaningful Development Opportunities.

6. Using Recruitment to Build Diversity.

Part Three: Leadership Diversity as Action.

7. Step One: Discover (and Rediscover) Diversity Problems in Your Organization.

8. Step Two: Strengthen Top-Management Commitment.

9. Step Three: Choose Solutions That Fit a Balanced Strategy.

10. Step Four: Demand Results and Revisit the Goals.

11. Step Five: Use Building Blocks to Maintain Momentum.

Conclusion: Meeting the Challenges of Leadership Diversity.

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