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Managing diversity: human resource strategies for transforming the workplace

Contributor(s): Kossek, Ellen Ernst [Editor] | Lobel, Sharon Alisa [Editor].
Series: Blackwell HRM series. Publisher: Massachusetts Blackwell Business 1996Description: xiii, 466 p.ISBN: 9781557865977.Subject(s): Diversity in the workplace | Multiculturalism | Minorities -Employment | Personnel managementDDC classification: 658.3041 Summary: Managing Diversity considers the implications of diversity for the development and synthesis of specific human resource policy areas. The contributors provide a range of perspectives on the significance of workforce diversity for the human resource domain and the workplace in general. The degree to which current theory and practice have incorporated issues of diversity management is reviewed. The book: * Provides examples of specific sources of diversity among employees * Scrutinizes the effectiveness of current human resource practices * Suggests approaches for modifying human resource systems to support a managing diversity strategy * Discusses the implications of employee diversity for future theory and practice. Managing Diversity is the first book to examine in detail how specific human resource functions need to be modified to support workforce diversity. (Source: www.search.barnesandnoble.com)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Managing Diversity considers the implications of diversity for the development and synthesis of specific human resource policy areas. The contributors provide a range of perspectives on the significance of workforce diversity for the human resource domain and the workplace in general. The degree to which current theory and practice have incorporated issues of diversity management is reviewed. The book: * Provides examples of specific sources of diversity among employees * Scrutinizes the effectiveness of current human resource practices * Suggests approaches for modifying human resource systems to support a managing diversity strategy * Discusses the implications of employee diversity for future theory and practice. Managing Diversity is the first book to examine in detail how specific human resource functions need to be modified to support workforce diversity. (Source: www.search.barnesandnoble.com)

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