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Diversity at Work

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Diversity at Work
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What effects do racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination have on the functioning of organizations? Is there a way of managing organizations such that we can benefit both the members of traditionally disadvantaged groups and the organizations in which they work? Discrimination on the basis of race or gender, whether implicit or explicit, is still commonplace in many organizations. Organizational scholars have long been aware that diversity leads to dysfunctional individual, group, and organizational outcomes. What is not well understood is precisely when and why such negative outcomes occur. In Diversity at Work, leading scholars in psychology, sociology, and management address these issues by presenting innovative theoretical ways of thinking about diversity in organizations. With each contribution challenging existing approaches to the study of organizational diversity, the book sets a demanding agenda for those seeking to create equality in the workplace.

Author Biography

Arthur P. Brief is the George Eccles Chair in Business Ethics and Presidential Professor at the University of Utah. He was formerly a Fulbright Fellow in Lisbon, a Batten Fellow at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, and the Thomas S. Murphy Distinguished Research Professor at Harvard Business School. Professor Brief has published widely on the moral dimensions of organizational life including Attitudes In and Around Organizations (1998).
Release date NZ
April 24th, 2008
Contributors
Edited by Arthur P. Brief Edited by Jill Bradley
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
3 b/w illus. 1 table
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
388
Dimensions
152x228x25
ISBN-13
9780521860307
Product ID
2059623

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