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Managing Diversity in the Military: The Value of Inclusion in a Culture of Uniformity / Edition 1

Managing Diversity in the Military: The Value of Inclusion in a Culture of Uniformity / Edition 1

by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks
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ISBN-13: 9780415586368
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/19/2011
Series: Cass Military Studies Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Daniel P. McDonald is the Executive Director of Research, Development, and Strategic Initiatives for the Department of Defense, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI), has supported the US DoD for nearly 20 years, and was Adjunct Professor at the University of Central Florida, USA, teaching Research and Statistical Methods in Psychology.

Kizzy M. Parks is the President of K. Parks Consulting, Inc., and is Adjunct College Professor for Brevard Community College (BCC) and DeVry University, USA.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations List of tables List of contributors Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction and chapter integration - Daniel P. McDonald and Kizzy M. Parks Part I: Foundation of Diversity: policy and strategy 2. Reframing the diversity discussion: the need for internal dialogue - Brenda J. Sherrer 3. Diversity policies across the Department of Defense - Christina L. Stevens 4. 2K10 and beyond: diversity, inclusion and the respect for others in the US culture - William Gary McGuire 5. Leading across diversity - Renée Yuengling 6. Lessons learned on diversity across military organizations - Grazia Scoppio 7. Getting to "Ground Truth" in the military: conducting diversity assessments - Brian Alejandro Sandoval and Renée Yuengling Part II: Special topics in diversity and inclusion 8. Status, power, and diversity in the military - Jeffrey W. Lucas and David R. Segal 9. Diversity and inclusion: an equal opportunity practitioner’s perspective - Gregory Jenkins 10. Generational diversity: removing barriers to building bridges - Patrice Reid 11. Exploring the management of religious diversity within the US Military - Charlotte E. Hunter and Lyman M. Smith 12. Wounded Warriors: an inclusive culture for all in the workplace - Lyndsay S. Baines, Eric A. Elster, Edward M. Falta, and Rahul M. Jindal 13. LGB and possible challenges that will happen now that "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell" has been repealed - J. Goosby Smith, Katherine A. Miller, and Mandy Mcbain 14. A New Angle on the US Military’s emphasis on developing cross-cultural competence: connecting in-ranks’ cultural diversity to cross-cultural competence - Remi M. Hajjar

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