Diversity in Organizations: Concepts and Practices by Mary Ann DanowitzDiversity in Organizations: Concepts and Practices by Mary Ann Danowitz

Diversity in Organizations: Concepts and Practices

byMary Ann Danowitz, Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, Heike Mensi-Klarbach

Paperback | September 19, 2012

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ringing 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.br>This is an ideal text undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules related to managing diversity, gender and equality in organizations.
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 a...
Title:Diversity in Organizations: Concepts and PracticesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.97 × 0.68 inPublished:September 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361315

ISBN - 13:9780230361317

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Table of Contents

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.