Handbook of Workplace Diversity
"By assembling an international cast of contributors from all walks of research life, Professors Prasad, Pringle and Konrad successfully broaden the scope of scholarly discourse on workplace diversity. This stimulating volume considers how to define this fuzzy construct, what "differences" are more important than others, and how to make best use of alternative research methods at different levels of analysis. It reviews what we have learned about workplace diversity along several important dimensions (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, weight, sexual orientation, disabilities, class), and it offers useful recommendations for how to conduct future research that will expand our knowledge of the implications of diversity for individuals, marginalized groups, work organizations, and societies'"
"In this much-needed Handbook, an international collection of first-rate scholars deals incisively and perceptively with the problems of diversity, difference, inclusion, and cultural pluralism in organizations.This Handbook will be invaluable for researchers and advanced students - one of those books that stays on the top of the desk, covered with bookmarks'"
Globalization and its melting pot of different nationalities, ethnicities and cultures is attracting research that is gathering in substance and theory. A dynamic new field that represents a significant focus within management and organisation studies is emerging.
This Handbook showcases the scope of international perspectives that exist on workplace diversity and is the first to define this hotly contested field.
Part I of the Handbook dissects the theoretical reasons and shows how the study of workplace diversity follows different directions. Part II critiques quantitative and qualitative research methods within the field, while Part III investigates the parallels and distinctions between different workplace groups. Key issues are drawn together in an insightful introduction from the editors, and future directions for research are proposed in the conclusion.
The Handbook of Workforce Diversity is an indispensable resource for students and academics of human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational psychology and organization studies.
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Psychological Perspectives on Workplace Diversity
Human Resource Strategies to Manage Workforce Diversity Examining The Business Case
Diversity Making Space for a Better Case
From Managing Equality to Managing Diversity A Critical Scandinavian Perspective on Gender and Workplace Diversity
The Jewel in the Crown Postcolonial Theory and Workplace Diversity
Diversity as Resistance and Recuperation Critical Theory PostStructuralist Perspectives and Workplace Diversity
Diversity The Cultural Logic Of Global Capital?
Methods for Studying Workplace Diversity
Men Masculinities and Workplace DiversityDiversion Power Intersections and Contradictions
Race and Ethnicity in Organizations
Age and Ageism in Organizations A Review and Consideration of National Culture
Seven Conversations about the Same Thing Homophobia and Heterosexism in the Workplace
The Influence of Disability on RoleTaking in Organizations
Locating Class in Organizational Diversity Work Class as Structure Style and Process
Outcomes of Appearance and Obesity in Organizations
Beyond Inclusion and Equity Contributions from Transnational AntiRacist Feminism
What Is Diversity and How Should It Be Measured?
Feminist Qualitative Research and Workplace Diversity
Measures for Quantitative Diversity Scholarship
Dimensions of Workplace Diversity
Of Small Steps and the Longing for Giant Leaps Research on the Intersection of Sex and Gender within Workplaces and Organizations
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