Managing diversity in today's workplace: strategies for employees and employers

Contributor(s): Paludi, Michele A [Editor]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women and careers in managementPublisher: Santa Barbara Praeger 2012Description: 1172 p. Includes references and indexISBN: 9780313393181Subject(s): Human resources & personnel management | Workplace culture | Women in the workplaceDDC classification: ER000726 Online resources: E-Book Summary: As the demographics of workplaces in the United States continue to evolve to include more women employees, a growing percentage of aged employees and greater racial diversity, a broad understanding of human resource management issues in multiple functions is necessary. Today's workplace professionals need to be up to speed on best practices for staffing, training, and development, performance appraisals, work/family integration, compensation, health and safety, equal employment opportunity, disciplinary strategies, and labor relations, just to mention a few of the most important issues. Contributors to this exhaustive four-volume set include human resource consultants, employers, scholars, management consultants, and therapists, offering proven workable solutions to assist employers in managing diversity in the 21st-century workforce. The books cover topics such as diverse succession planning, formal mentoring programs, discrimination in religious organizations, transgender female workers, flexible work schedules, generational cohorts, and paid leave policy. This set will provide a lay professional reader with a thorough understanding of managing diversity in the modern workplace, and serve as an essential resource for employers, labor attorneys, and human resource specialists. https://publisher.abc-clio.com/9780313393181/
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Vol. 1- Gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and power

Table of contents

Series Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1 Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in U.S. Workplaces
Chapter 2 Gender Stereotypes and Traditionally Masculine and Feminine Occupations
Chapter 3 Stereotype Threat in the Workplace
Chapter 4 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Microaggressions in the Workplace
Chapter 5 Sanctified Sexism: Discrimination in Religious Organizations
Chapter 6 Transgender Female Sex Workers in New York City: Personal Perspectives, Gender Identity Development, and Psychological Processes
Chapter 7 Foreign Nurse Recruitment: Path to Success
Chapter 8 Disability and Diversity: Historical and Contemporary Influences
Chapter 9 Understanding and Remediating Sexual Orientation Prejudice and Discrimination in the Workplace
Chapter 10 Teaching about Gender, Race, Sexual Orientation, Ethnicity, and Power in a Graduate MBA Program: Preparing Future Employees for the Realities of Work Life
About the Editor and Contributors
Index

As the demographics of workplaces in the United States continue to evolve to include more women employees, a growing percentage of aged employees and greater racial diversity, a broad understanding of human resource management issues in multiple functions is necessary. Today's workplace professionals need to be up to speed on best practices for staffing, training, and development, performance appraisals, work/family integration, compensation, health and safety, equal employment opportunity, disciplinary strategies, and labor relations, just to mention a few of the most important issues. Contributors to this exhaustive four-volume set include human resource consultants, employers, scholars, management consultants, and therapists, offering proven workable solutions to assist employers in managing diversity in the 21st-century workforce. The books cover topics such as diverse succession planning, formal mentoring programs, discrimination in religious organizations, transgender female workers, flexible work schedules, generational cohorts, and paid leave policy. This set will provide a lay professional reader with a thorough understanding of managing diversity in the modern workplace, and serve as an essential resource for employers, labor attorneys, and human resource specialists.

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