The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America / Edition 1

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Overview

Although other books discuss the concept of diversity in the workplace, The New Leaders is the first to offer practical strategies for moving women and people of color into executive positions. Based on interviews with nearly two hundred managers in organizations recognized for their model diversity programs, Morrison-the author who brought the term "glass ceiling" into our vernacular'and her colleagues present a step-by-step plan to help organizations compete for the best employees available.

From the author who brought the term "glass ceiling" into our vernacular comes a grounded and practical approach to vaulting women and people of color into the leadership ranks of corporate America. As the debate over quotas, affirmative action initiatives and equal opportunity intensifies, Morrison's wisdom is essential today more than ever.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
This book builds on Breaking the Glass Ceiling (Addison-Wesley, 1987), which Morrison coauthored, and addresses issues of concern to white women and people of color. It is based on a study involving 16 organizations (both profit and nonprofit) identified as role models in diversity in management. The book is organized in three parts. The first discusses organizational benefits of developing diversity. The next part presents a strategy designed to make upper-level management positions available to nontraditional managers. The last part suggests specific steps to design and implement a diversity plan. Effective coverage of an important topic for the future; recommended for practitioners and students of management.-- Grace Klinefelter, Ft. Lauderdale Coll., Fla.
Booknews
Intended primarily for organizational leaders, but useful also to employees who differ in gender and ethnicity from management and want insight on how to get ahead. Describes the benefits and challenges of actively seeking women and minorities for management track positions, and tells how to do it. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787901844
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/16/1996
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series , #187
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

ANN M. MORRISON is the director of research in leadership diversity at the Center for Creative Leadership, La Jolla, California. She is also coauthor of the best-selling book Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America's Largest Corporations? (1987) and The Lessons of Experience: How Successful Executives Develop in the Job (1988).

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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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