Working Together: Diversity As Opportunity

Working Together: Diversity As Opportunity

by Mikhail Gorbachev
     
 

Working Together gathers some of the best writing on working with diversity. This anthology honors a multiplicity of viewpoints as part of a larger evolutionary shift in expanding the planet's consciousness. Mikhail Gorbachev describes diversity as a key factor in creating a "new civilization"; anthropologist Riane Eisler proposes a partnership approach

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Working Together gathers some of the best writing on working with diversity. This anthology honors a multiplicity of viewpoints as part of a larger evolutionary shift in expanding the planet's consciousness. Mikhail Gorbachev describes diversity as a key factor in creating a "new civilization"; anthropologist Riane Eisler proposes a partnership approach between men and women; and Suzie Williams offers diversity-based "recipes for synergy".

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Booknews
Eighteen articles (two of which were previously published), extol the advantages of cultural diversity. Contributors include well-known figures such as Mikhail Gorbachev, author Riane Eisler, and screenwriter Norman Lear. A sampling of topics includes unity without uniformity, interdependence, the treasures and challenges of diversity for white males, diversity and the human psyche, and leadership diversity. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576751565
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Mikhail Gorbachev, the former General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party and the last President of the Soviet Union, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990 for his diplomacy leading to the end of the Cold War. Daisaku Ikeda is the spiritual leader of Soka Gakkai International, and the author of over 80 books on Buddhist themes.

Angeles Arrien, Ph.D., is an anthropologist, author, educator, and corporate consultant. She lectures and conducts workshops worldwide, showing the bridge between cultural anthropology, psychology, and comparative religions. Her work reveals how indigenous wisdoms are relevant to our families, professional lives, and our relationship to the Earth.

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