Uncover and understand the complexities of managing workplace diversity. Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity teaches readers to uncover and understand the complexities of managing diversity through a unique dialogue of opportunity. Through its three-tiered structure this text effectively explains the complexities of managerial and legal aspects in workplace diversity; presents examples of positive and negative management methods; encourages readers to develop a set of skills they will need when managing diversity in their future careers. The second edition contains many meaningful changes-a new chapter, new and updated opening essays, enhanced exercises, and new newspaper articles and case studies-that will enhance the quality of learning about diversity in organizations.
Table of Contents
PART I: UNCOVERING THE COMPLEXITIES OF WORKPLACE DIVERSITY Chapter 1: Diversity in the Workplace: A Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspective Chapter 2: Diversity in the Workplace: A Legal Perspective Chapter 3: Diversity Management as Systemic PART II: MANAGING AND MISMANAGING: CASE STUDIES ON AMERICAN BUSINESS Chapter 4: Gender Chapter 5: Race and National Origin Chapter 6: Age Chapter 7: Religion and Spirituality Chapter 8: Sexual Identity Chapter 9: Disabilities PART III: EXERCISES: DEVELOPING THREE ESSENTIAL SKILLS Chapter 10: Analyzing Self Chapter 11: Understanding Difference Chapter 12: Assessing Organizations