The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work

Paperback | April 25, 2014

EditorQuinetta Roberson

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As globalization permeates both consumer and labor markets, organizational workforces in the 21st century are comprised of greater diversity along a number of demographic dimensions. To keep pace with the changing business environment, research has considered what diversity means and itsimpact on group and organizational functioning. As such, there is a substantial body of research that investigates the concept of diversity, its effects, and the processes that underlie these effects. However, the number of questions regarding the what, why, and when of diversity still remain.In The Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work, edited by Quinetta Roberson, scholars across a variety of disciplines including psychology, sociology, management, law, and social work address these questions with the goal of providing a broad and deep understanding of the field. Based on comprehensivereviews of diversity theory and research from different perspectives, the authors highlight gaps in our current understanding of diversity in organizations and offer insightful directions for future research. With each chapter pushing forward evolution in our understanding of the operation ofdiversity, Roberson invites the reader into a thoughtful and provocative conversation about the study of diversity in the workplace.

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As globalization permeates both consumer and labor markets, organizational workforces in the 21st century are comprised of greater diversity along a number of demographic dimensions. To keep pace with the changing business environment, research has considered what diversity means and itsimpact on group and organizational functioning. A...

Quinetta M. Roberson, Ph.D., is a Professor of Management in the Villanova School of Business at Villanova University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:April 25, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199388032

ISBN - 13:9780199388035

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Table of Contents

Part One. Introduction / Overview1. Quinetta M. Roberson: IntroductionPart Two. Conceptualization of Diversity2. Jason R. Lambert and Myrtle P. Bell: Diverse Forms of Difference3. Eduardo Salas, Maritza R. Salazar, and Michele J. Gelfand: Understanding Diversity as Culture4. Sherry M. B. Thatcher: Moving Beyond a Categorical Approach to Diversity: The Role of Demographic FaultlinesPart Three. Psychological Perspectives on Diversity5. Laura Morgan Roberts and Stephanie J. Creary: Navigating the Self in Diverse Work Contexts6. Melissa Ferguson and Shanette Porter: An Examination of Categorization Processes in Organizations: The Root of Intergroup Bias and a Route to Prejudice Reduction7. Michelle R. Hebl and Eden B. King: The Social and Psychological Experience of Stigma8. Laurie T. O'Brien and Patricia N. Gilbert: Ideology: An Invisible Yet Potent Dimension of DiversityPart Four. Interactionist Perspectives on Diversity9. Katherine W. Phillips, Michelle Duguid, Melissa Thomas-Hunt, and Jayaram Uparna: Diversity as Knowledge Exchange: The Roles of Information Processing, Expertise, and Status10. Karen A. Jehn and Lindred L. Greer: Diversity as Disagreement: The Role of Group Conflict11. Ray Reagans: Demographic Diversity as Network Connections: Homophily and the Diversity-Performance DebatePart Five. Contextual Perspectives on Diversity12. Aparna Joshi and Hyuntak Roh: Understanding How Context Shapes Team Diversity Outcomes13. Daan van Knippenberg, Astrid C. Homan, and Wendy P. van Ginkel: Diversity Cognition and Climates14. Orlando C. Richard and Carliss D. Charles: Considering Diversity as a Source of Competitive Advantage in OrganizationsPart Six. Practice Perspectives on Diversity15. Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev: The Origins and Effects of Corporate Diversity Programs16. Derek R. Avery, Patrick F. McKay, and Sabrina D. Volpone: Diversity Staffing: Inclusive Personnel Recruitment and Selection Practices17. Bryan L. Dawson, Kecia M. Thomas, and Matthew J. Goren: Career Development18. Donna Chrobot-Mason, Marian N. Ruderman, and Lisa H. Nishii: Leadership in a Diverse Workplace19. Loriann Roberson, Carol T. Kulik, and Rae Yunzi Tan: Effective Diversity Training20. Alison M. Konrad: Work-Life Interface and Flexibility: Impacts on Women, Men, Families and EmployersPart Seven. Systems Perspectives on Diversity21. Michelle Mor Barak and Dnika J. Travis: Socioeconomic Trends: Broadening the Diversity Ecosystem22. Mustafa Ozbilgin, Karsten Jonsen, Ahu Tatli, Joana Vassilopoulou, and Olca Surgevil: Global Diversity Management23. Evan P. Apfelbaum and Samuel R. Sommers: Law and Diversity: The Legal-Behavioral Science Divide in: How to Define, Assess, and Counteract BiasPart Eight. Conclusion/Integration24. Quinetta M. Roberson: Conclusion: Future Directions for Diversity Theory and Research