Diversity in the Workforce : Current Issues and Emerging Trends, Paperback Book

Diversity in the Workforce : Current Issues and Emerging Trends Paperback

Edited by Dr. Marilyn Y. Byrd, Dr. Chaunda L. Scott


Diversity in the Workforce is a comprehensive, integrated teaching resource providing students with the tools and methodologies they need to negotiate effectively the multicultural workplace, and to counter issues of discrimination and privilege. Written from an American perspective, the book not only covers the traditional topics of race, gender, ethnicity and social class, but moves beyond this to explore emerging trends around `isms' (racism, sexism), as well as transgender issues, spirituality, intergenerational workforce tensions, cross-cultural teams, physical appearance stigmatizing, visible and invisible disabilities, and racial harassment.

The book:Presents theoretical models to help students think critically about the issues that emerge from workforce diversityIncludes a historical perspective that explains the roots of the issues in the workplace todayCovers potential legal and ethical issuesIntroduces a social justice paradigm to encourage social actionIllustrates strategies organizations are using to leverage diversity effectivelyWith end of chapter questions encouraging students to engage in difficult conversations, and case studies to stimulate students' awareness of the real problems and issues that emerge from diversity, this book will help students develop the critical, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills they need to mediate or resolve diversity issues as future professionals.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 376 pages, 6 Line drawings, black and white; 6 Halftones, black and white; 8 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Personnel & human resources management
  • ISBN: 9780415859035



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