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Diversity in Organizations

Concepts and Practices

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16 September 2017

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Bringing together contributions from leading international researchers and lecturers in the field of diversity, this new core textbook introduces key concepts, research findings and practices to provide students with a...

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Bringing together contributions from leading international researchers and lecturers in the field of diversity, this new core textbook introduces key concepts, research findings and practices to provide students with a comprehensive overview of diversity management. It adopts an integrative and practical approach throughout, providing real insight into how exclusion is created and maintained in organizations, and how it is being tackled by the European Union’s member states. Packed full of key term definitions, lively examples and easy to understand theory, this accessible text provides approaches to diversity and inclusivity which recognise the importance of organizational and individual considerations in historical, political, social and cultural contexts.This is an ideal text undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules related to managing diversity, gender and equality in organizations.

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  • Written by active European researchers and lecturers
  • Accessible introduction to diversity management
  • Well-developed pedagogy to ensure student engagement, featuring chapter outlines and objectives, key concepts and terms, figures, tables, case studies, and stop and reflect review questions
  • Problems and practices are illustrated by real-life examples in order to help readers develop effective diversity and inclusive practices for themselves and the organizations in which they work
  • A useful guide and resource for all those who wish to gain knowledge of diversity issues in order to boost organizational performance

Preface
PART I: FRAMING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Introduction
Theoretical Perspectives on Diversity in Organizations
The European Diversity Context
PART II: INDIVIDUAL AND CROSS-CULTURAL DIVERSITY PROCESSES
Doing Gender/Doing Difference
Cross-cultural Gender and Diversity Contexts
PART III: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES
Organizational Strategies and Policies
Diversity Management: The Business and Moral Cases
Organizational Analyses
Organizational Implementation
Work Life Equilibrium
PART IV: FROM DIVERSE TO INCLUSIVE ORGANIZATIONS
Lessons from Good Practice and the Future of Diversity and Inclusivity
Glossary.
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MARY ANN DANOWITZ is Professor of Higher Education and Head of the Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult and Higher Education at North Carolina State University in the United States. Previously she was a Lise Meitner Austrian Science Fund Senior Research Fellow with the Department of Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

EDELTRAUD HANAPPI-EGGER is Professor for Gender and Diversity in Organizations and Head of the Gender and Diversity Management Group at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

HEIKE MENSI-KLARBACH is an Assistant Professor with the Gender and Diversity Management Group at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

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MARY ANN DANOWITZ is Professor of Higher Education and Head of the Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult and Higher Education at North Carolina State University in the United States. Previously she was a Lise Meitner Austrian Science Fund Senior Research Fellow with the Department of Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

EDELTRAUD HANAPPI-EGGER is Professor for Gender and Diversity in Organizations and Head of the Gender and Diversity Management Group at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

HEIKE MENSI-KLARBACH is an Assistant Professor with the Gender and Diversity Management Group at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

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