Analyzing how unexamined cultural patterns influence an organization's culture, this book provides conceptual models and ideas about how to build practical approaches to organizational interventions.
The contributors focus on the broad issues such as how organizational leaders shape and influence the agenda surrounding culture; cover institutional and organizational issues in corporate, educational, mental health, and service organizations; and discuss various organizational intervention strategies and approaches.
|Series:||Winter Roundtable Series (Formerly: Roundtable Series on Psychology & Education) Series , #1|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Robert T. Carter, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology and Education, Chair of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, and Director of training of the Counseling Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia university. Dr. Carter is known internationally for his work on Black and White racial identity. He has published in the areas of psychotherapy processes and outcome, career development, cultural values, racial identity issues, educational achievements and equality in education through the lens of racial identity. He has been retained to consult as organizational, legal and educational issues associated with race and diversity. Dr. Carter also is the Conference Director for a national conference known as the Teachers College Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education
Dr. Robert T. Carter, Ph.D. authored The Influence of Race and Racial Identity in Psychotherapy: Towards a Racially Inclusive Model (John Wiley & Sons; 1995); co-edited with Chalmer E. Thompson Racial Identity Theory: Applications for Individuals, Groups and Organizations (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997); co-authored with D. Sue, J.M.Casas, M.J. Fouad, A. Levy, M. Jensen, La Fromboise, J. Manese, J. Ponterotto, and J. Vasques-Natall Multicultural Counseling Competencies: Individual Professional and Organizational Development (Sage Publication, 1998); and is series editor for the Discussions from the Roundtable- The Counseling Psychologists and the Roundtable Book Series on Multicultural Psychology and Education (Sage publications). He is co-editor for the special issue of the Teachers College Record on Multicultural Education (Spring 2000).
Dr. Carter is also a legal consultant. He works with organizations and individuals on such issues as organizational development , teacher training, desegregation, racial discrimination, cross cultural adoption, and biracial custody. He is Fellow in the American Psychological Association (Div. 17, Counseling Psychology, and 45, Society for the Study of Ethnic Minority Issues) and former Chair of the Fellowship Committee for Division 17. He has also served on the editorial boards of The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Counseling Psychology and Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: PERSPECTIVESPerspectives on Addressing Cultural Issues in Organizations - Robert T CarterNational Culture and the New Corporate Language for Race Relations - Clayton P Alderfer'Whiting Out' Social Justice - Michelle FineMaking Sense of Race Relations in Organizations - David Thomas and Karen L Proudford Theories for PracticeSchool Contexts and Learning - Linda Darling-Hammond Organizational Influences on the Achievement of ColorPART TWO: ORGANIZATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGSFamilies in Their Cultural and Multisystemic Contexts - Nancy Boyd-FranklinTeachers as Multi(Cultural) Agents in Schools - A Lin GoodwinCultural Dynamics and Issues in Higher Education - Raechele L Pope and Corlisse D ThomasMental Health - Barbara C Wallace The Influence of Culture on the Development of Theory and PracticeThe House of God - Vivian Ota Wang The Fallacy of Neutral Universalism in MedicineAnd Justice Is Blind (to Race and Ethnicity) - Curtis W Branch Is That Good?PART THREE: INTERVENTIONS AND APPLICATIONS FOR TRAININGClassic Defenses - Samuel D Johnson A Critical Assessment of Ambivalence and Denial in Organizational Leader's Responses to DiversityEnhancing Diversity Climate in Community Organizations - Roderick J Watts and Arthur EvansSocial Diversity in Social Change Organizations - Evangelina Holvino Standpoint Learnings for Organizational ConsultingBuilding Institutional Capacity to Address Cultural Differences - Thomas GallagherCultural Issues in Organizations - Robert T Carter and Leah M De Sole Summary and Conclusions