Business Book Summaries: Diversity http://www.bizsum.com/ Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:00:20 -0400 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:44:27 -0400 Grace Meets Grit http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/grace-meets-grit <div>Author: Middleton, Daina</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Grace Meets Grit</strong>, Daina Middleton examines how gender differences impact leadership style in the workplace. By personifying female leadership qualities as Grace and male leadership qualities as Grit...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Multicultural Mind http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/multicultural-mind-0 <div>Author: Thomas, David C.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s highly competitive and dynamic business environment, organizations need to do more than just improve—they need to innovate. In <strong>The Multicultural Mind</strong>, David C. Thomas uncovers a hidden force...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Breaking Through Bias http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breaking-through-bias-0 <div>Author: Kramer, Andrea S. | Harris, Alton B.</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Breaking Through Bias</strong>, Andie Kramer and Al Harris combine female and male perspectives to explain why women achieve lower levels of success and satisfaction in their careers than men do. The...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Unfairly Labeled http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/unfairly-labeled <div>Author: Kriegel, Jessica</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The media, corporate literature, and seminars all encourage businesses to recruit and manage employees based on their generations. In fact, vast literature is dedicated to the latest generation to enter the workforce,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Managing Across Cultures http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/hbr%E2%80%99s-10-must-reads-managing-across-cultures <div>Author: Harvard Business Review Press</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2016</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Managing teams that encompass multiple cultures can be difficult even in the best of circumstances. Differing cultural norms, language barriers, and ethical differences all play a part in...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity SET for Inclusion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/set-inclusion <div>Author: Donovan, Mason | Kaplan, Mark</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Although most business leaders aim to be inclusive, their decisions are often influenced by the norms of insider groups and their own preconceptions. In&nbsp;<strong>SET for Inclusion</strong>,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Inclusion Dividend http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inclusion-dividend <div>Author: Kaplan, Mark | Donovan, Mason</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Inclusion Dividend</strong>, Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan make a business case for diversity and inclusion in the contemporary corporate environment. They contend that conscious and unconscious biases...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Culture Map http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/culture-map <div>Author: Meyer, Erin</div> <div>Publisher: PublicAffairs</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Changing business environments have prompted businesses in every sector to create multinational and multicultural teams. However, the benefits of these teams, such as creativity and a better understanding of global...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Darling, You Can’t Do Both http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/darling-you-can%E2%80%99t-do-both <div>Author: Kestin, Janet | Vonk, Nancy</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Advertising executives Janet Kestin and Nancy Vonk took a creative approach with a campaign (Dove) that caused sales to skyrocket. Their unconventional approach resulted in professional rewards, which they attribute to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Taking the Stage http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/taking-stage <div>Author: Humphrey, Judith</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Individuals who are successful in business and in their personal lives engage in confident self-expression. This is often difficult, however, for women. The reality is that women must communicate with greater clarity...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity What Works for Women at Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-works-women <div>Author: Williams, Joan C. | Dempsey, Rachel</div> <div>Publisher: New York University Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Gender discrimination in the workplace may no longer be blatantly obvious, but gender bias does in fact still exist. Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey interviewed 125 women at the top of their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The XYZ Factor http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/xyz-factor <div>Author: Lublin, Nancy | Ruderman, Alyssa</div> <div>Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">The&nbsp;<em>XYZ factor</em>&nbsp;is a philosophy and a set of business practices rooted in principles of the Millennial generation. It creates an office culture that encourages innovation,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Spiraling Upward http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/spiraling-upward <div>Author: Wallbridge, Wendy</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2015</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Many professional women receive approval and accolades but become disillusioned because external rewards do not lead to wholehearted success. Rather than follow the clear linear path forged by...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Glass Closet http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/glass-closet <div>Author: Browne, John</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>John Browne was the chief executive at BP when he was forced out of the closet by the national press. His ex-boyfriend sold their story for a large sum of money, and despite being a successful and respected executive,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Understanding Y http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/understanding-y <div>Author: Caruso, Charlie (editor)</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/major-works">Major Works</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Generation Y, also known as the Millennial generation, is rapidly making its mark on society today. Generation Y is significant because of its size relative to the generations immediately before and after it. It is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Gender Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/gender-intelligence <div>Author: Annis, Barbara | Merron, Keith</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Gender Intelligence</strong>, Barbara Annis and Keith Merron explain how false assumptions have stymied true gender equality and diversity and call for a major paradigm shift. They point companies toward a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Gen Y Now http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/gen-y-now <div>Author: Hobart, Buddy | Sendek, Herb</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Despite the fact that Gen Y is the future of the American workforce, many leaders insist on sticking to out-of-date management practices for all employees. In <strong>Gen Y Now</strong>, management consultant Buddy...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Power Through Partnership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-through-partnership <div>Author: Polk, Betsy | Chotas, Maggie Ellis</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Female partnerships can transform business through the application of flexibility, mutual support, and accountability. Because women understand that happiness and joy are core goals in a partnership, the power of women...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Sticking Points http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/sticking-points <div>Author: Shaw, Haydn</div> <div>Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For the first time in history, four generations (Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials) are working alongside one another, each completely different from the others. Each new generation brings about...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Rise to the Top http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/rise-top <div>Author: Hawley, Stacey</div> <div>Publisher: The Career Press, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Rise to the Top</strong>, Stacey Hawley presents a guidebook for any woman who wants to earn what she’s really worth in the workplace. Hawley’s guide helps women in the business world identify their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Flex http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/flex <div>Author: Hyun, Jane | Lee, Audrey S.</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s diverse and global workplace is flush with differences. In <strong>Flex</strong>, leadership and diversity strategists Jane Hyun and Audrey S. Lee explore how managers can remove the barriers that keep them...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Cultural Agility http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/cultural-agility <div>Author: Caligiuri, Paula</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Cultural agility, or the ability to operate effectively in any country or cultural context, gives global organizations the competitive edge necessary to succeed and grow. Human resources professionals need to identify...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Gen Z Effect http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/gen-z-effect <div>Author: Koulopoulos, Thomas | Keldsen, Dan</div> <div>Publisher: Bibliomotion, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2014</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Gen Z (the generation born ten years before or after 2005) is changing the world. In <strong>The Gen Z Effect</strong>, however, Thomas Koulopoulos and Dan Keldsen show how a person’s year of birth does not need to...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Expand Your Borders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/expand-your-borders <div>Author: Livermore, David</div> <div>Publisher: Cultural Intelligence Center, LLC</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Interacting with people from different cultures can be difficult, but it is easier when there is an understanding of other people’s cultures. Cultural intelligence allows a person to understand why people from a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Inclusion Paradox http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inclusion-paradox <div>Author: Tapia, Andrés T.</div> <div>Publisher: Hewitt Associates</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Obama Era refers to a time period of changing cultural shifts and demographics which impact personal and global relationships. There are a number of challenges associated with this period that concern the economy...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Us + Them http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/us-them <div>Author: Pittinsky, Todd L.</div> <div>Publisher: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Diversity and multiculturalism is frequently championed with the goal of acknowledging the differences between groups while insisting that underneath all people are the same, hoping the focus on similarity will be the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Difference Works http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/difference-works <div>Author: Turner, Caroline</div> <div>Publisher: Live Oak Book Company</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Despite the fact that the workforce is almost evenly divided between men and women, the percentage of women at the higher levels of the corporate pyramid still lags far behind the numbers of men at these levels. In...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Dive In http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/dive <div>Author: Vogel, Nadine O. | Brown, Cindy</div> <div>Publisher: Paramount Market Publishing, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The rapid aging of the American workforce, together with other demographic trends, means that the competition to attract and retain top employees is fiercer than ever before. But smart companies recognize that there is...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Say Anything to Anyone, Anywhere http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/say-anything-anyone-anywhere <div>Author: Cotton, Gayle</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Say Anything to Anyone, Anywhere</strong>, Gayle Cotton provides a valuable guide to cross-cultural communication. In today’s global marketplace, the ability to properly communicate and do business with...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Work with Me http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/work-me <div>Author: Annis, Barbara | Gray, John</div> <div>Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Each day, men and women face challenges when working with one another. False assumptions cause breakdowns in communication and affect both sexes’ ability to find success. In <strong>Work with Me</strong>, Barbara Annis...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Power of Latino Leadership http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/power-latino-leadership <div>Author: Bordas, Juana</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2013</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Power of Latino Leadership</strong>, Juana Bordas argues that the characteristics embodied by U.S. Latinos ideally suit the demands of 21st-century leadership. Latinos’ long history as a multicultural...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The End of Diversity as We Know It http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/end-diversity-we-know-it <div>Author: Davidson, Martin N.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Attracting and retaining employees with diverse identities, perspectives, background, and cultural heritages is fundamental to any diversity initiative. In <strong>The End of Diversity as We Know It</strong>, Martin N...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Double Outsiders http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/double-outsiders <div>Author: Carter, Jessica Faye</div> <div>Publisher: Jist Publishing, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The term “women of color” was coined in 1977 at a national conference sponsored by the U.S. government to address gender inequity. It originally described women of African, Asian, Hispanic, and Native American descent...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Big Shift http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/big-shift <div>Author: Freedman, Marc</div> <div>Publisher: PublicAffairs</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Big Shift</strong>, renowned social entrepreneur Marc Freedman confronts the problem of an increasingly aging population and a society ill-prepared to make use of its knowledge and expertise. However,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity OtherWise http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/otherwise <div>Author: Martin, Dick</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2012</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p></p><P>It has always been important for leaders to be able to relate to people with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. But in today’s world this ability may be the single most critical key to success. <STRONG>...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Black Faces in White Places http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/black-faces-white-places <div>Author: Pinkett, Randal | Robinson, Jeffrey | Patterson, Philana</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Black Faces in White Places</strong>, Randal Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson acknowledge that things have improved in America when it comes to race, but there is still progress to be made to leave a better...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Diversity Code http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/diversity-code <div>Author: Johnson, Michelle T.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The Diversity Code</strong>, Michelle T. Johnson, the self-titled “Diversity Diva,” uses her experience as a lawyer and journalist to help people break “the diversity code” by looking at things differently....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Cultural Intelligence Difference http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/cultural-intelligence-difference <div>Author: Livermore, David A.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s hypercompetitive economy, success depends on the ability to function effectively in culturally diverse situations. Traditionally a person’s IQ, or cognitive intelligence, was considered a critical predictor...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Managing the Generation Mix http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-generation-mix <div>Author: Martin, Carolyn A. | Tulgan, Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: HRD Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Generational diversity in the workplace can help companies capitalize on employees’ unique abilities and experiences, but it also creates challenges for managers charged with leading this generational mix. Conflict...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Trailblazers http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/trailblazers <div>Author: Anderson, Redia | Billings-Harris, Lenora</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s top organizations have embraced diversity and inclusion as practices that make good business sense. Fostering an internal culture of diversity that is interconnected with community outreach means organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity None of Us Is as Good as All of Us http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/none-us-good-all-us <div>Author: Harris, Patricia Sowell</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>McDonald’s prides itself on the diversity of its workforce. In January 2009, the employee base was 62 percent female, 35 percent Hispanic, 20 percent African American, five percent Asian, and two percent Native...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity What Women Want http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/what-women-want <div>Author: Underhill, Paco</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Over the past twenty years, women have gained significant cultural, social, and economic influence. Women enjoy greater buying power than ever before, and they prefer to spend their money at businesses that provide...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Perfectly Able http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/perfectly-able <div>Author: Hasse, Jim</div> <div>Publisher: Lighthouse International</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Perfectly Able</strong>, Jim Hasse explores the many benefits of hiring people with disabilities. Advanced problem-solving skills and creativity engendered by the need to overcome the obstacles of disability...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Mentoring and Diversity http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/mentoring-and-diversity <div>Author: Clutterbuck, David | Ragins, Belle Rose</div> <div>Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>While mentoring is a well researched topic, the relationship between mentoring and diversity requires more exploration. In <strong>Mentoring and Diversity</strong>, David Clutterbuck and Belle Rose Ragins review...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Corporate Culture http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/corporate-culture <div>Author: Stanford, Naomi</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2011</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>Corporate Culture</strong>, Naomi Stanford shows how a company’s culture can make or break the organization and that getting the culture right is a fundamental part of a successful business strategy. She...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Generation Blend http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/generation-blend <div>Author: Salkowitz, Rob</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In the years ahead, the workplace will be characterized by high degrees of demographic diversity. Today, there are four generations represented in the workforce: the Silent Generation (born between the Great Depression...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Managing the Millennials http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-millennials <div>Author: Espinoza, Chip | Ukleja, Mick | Rusch, Craig</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>A few years ago, Chip Espinoza, Mick Ukleja, and Craig Rusch began to notice a growing frustration among managers and business leaders trying to integrate younger workers into their organizations. Three generations of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The 2020 Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/2020-workplace <div>Author: Meister, Jeanne C. | Willyerd, Karie</div> <div>Publisher: HarperCollins</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/technology">Technology</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>The 2020 Workplace</strong>, Jeanne C. Meister and Karie Willyerd outline the ways in which organizations can and should change in order to meet the needs of the diverse and “über-connected” workforce of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity World Class Diversity Management http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/world-class-diversity-management <div>Author: Thomas, Jr., R.Roosevelt</div> <div>Publisher: Thomas and Associates, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>World Class Diversity Management</strong>, R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. draws from his twenty-five year career in diversity work, interactions with senior-level executives, and personal observations and...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Bridging the Generation Gap http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/bridging-generation-gap <div>Author: Gravett, Linda | Throckmorton, Robin</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In today’s workplace, five generations–Radio Babies, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Gen Yers and the Millenials–bring unique perspectives and experiences to the job. For businesses to compete in today’s global economy, all...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Loudest Duck http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/loudest-duck <div>Author: Liswood, Laura</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The increased globalization of the business world has caused organizations to become more aware of the need to ensure diverse, level playing fields in their workplaces. While organizations frequently create diversity...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Female Vision http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/female-vision <div>Author: Helgesen, Sally | Johnson, Julie</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Women and men have different perspectives on the world and on how they experience it, but business organizations have traditionally focused on and rewarded only male-centric points of view. A woman’s unique perceptions...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Y in the Workplace http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/y-workplace <div>Author: Lipkin, Nicole A. | Perrymore, April J.</div> <div>Publisher: Career Press</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Like it or not, Generation Y (Gen Y) is entering the workplace, and their numbers are too big to ignore. Sporting nose rings and spurning panty hose, listening to iPods and continuously text messaging, the generation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Harassed http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/harassed <div>Author: McCann, Nancy Dodd1 | McGinn, Thomas A.2,3,4</div> <div>Publisher: Business One/Irwin</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p><strong>Harassed </strong>stands as an effective first step in changing the attitudes of both men and women that lead to widespread sex discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. The book has several...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Body and Soul http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/body-and-soul <div>Author: Roddick, Anita</div> <div>Publisher: Crown Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>When Anita opened the first Body Shop in Brighton, England, in 1976, the extent of her business acumen was the knowledge that she would have to take in £300 a week to remain open. Her only motivation for choosing the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Breaking with Tradition http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/breaking-tradition <div>Author: Schwartz, Felice | Zimmerman, Jean</div> <div>Publisher: Warner Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1992</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Never in the history of this country have the roles of women and men been so close to being shared, and never before have choices been so free of traditional gender restrictions. Yet, women are still blocked in their...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Business Across Cultures http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/business-across-cultures <div>Author: Trompenaars, Fons | Woolliams, Peter</div> <div>Publisher: Capstone Wiley Publishing Ltd.</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In a global economy, contemplation of culture is neither new nor unusual. In fact, it is crucial for a successful business venture. Often, when company executives seek to break into the international market or form...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Female Advantage http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/female-advantage <div>Author: Helgesen, Sally</div> <div>Publisher: Currency Doubleday</div> <div>Published Date: 1990</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As the world evolves, we need to understand what the world will be like as women come to have more and more impact in the public realm. Thus, <strong>The Female Advantage </strong>attempts to answer the small questions...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Web of Inclusion http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/web-inclusion <div>Author: Helgesen, Sally</div> <div>Publisher: Doubleday/Currency</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The Web of Inclusion stresses how companies are being challenged to reconfigure so they can take advantage of innovative technologies more effectively and be more responsive to vastly expanded markets. Organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Office Romance http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/office-romance <div>Author: Powers, Dennis M.</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 1998</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Surveys show that office romances are flourishing. The workplace is rapidly replacing bars, churches, and health clubs as the spot for meeting that significant other. And happily, in today’s enlightened business...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Frames of Reference http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/frames-reference <div>Author: Rudman, Carol</div> <div>Publisher: Peterson's/Pacesetter Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Everyday in the workplace, people face many challenges related to cross-gender communications. Often these situations are emotionally charged, and each party is too caught up in them to have any kind of perspective or...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Beyond Race and Gender http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/beyond-race-and-gender <div>Author: Thomas Jr., R. Roosevelt</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Beyond Race and Gender is not a "how-to" manual, nor does it prescribe a specific program, rather it describes an ongoing process based on a working definition of managing diversity. Thomas moves away from assimilation...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Wall Street Women http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/wall-street-women <div>Author: Fisher, Anne B.</div> <div>Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf</div> <div>Published Date: 1990</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In some respects, the bull market opened up unprecedented opportunities for a long-neglected talent pool of women. In 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average flew past the 2,000 mark for the first time ever and four of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Swim With the Dolphins http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/swim-dolphins <div>Author: Glaser, Connie | Steinberg Smalley, Barbara</div> <div>Publisher: Warner Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Corporate America is just now beginning to realize that effective managers must possess the right technical skills to get the job done, as well as the right people skills to ensure a sense of cohesiveness in the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity He Works She Works http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/he-works-she-works <div>Author: Carter, Jaine | Carter, James D.</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The fact that the dynamics of the workplace ultimately alter the dynamics of personal relationships creates challenges that couples need to meet if both partners hope to enjoy life while pursuing their goals. This book...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The 8 Practices of Exceptional Companies http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/8-practices-exceptional-companies <div>Author: Fitz-Enz, Jac</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1997</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Business executives have always been on a quest for effective management practices, wanting to know how well the competition is doing, what it is doing, and how it is doing it. Thus, best practice research has also...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Women Breaking Through http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/women-breaking-through <div>Author: Swiss, Deborah J.</div> <div>Publisher: Peterson's/Pacesetter Books</div> <div>Published Date: 1996</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Deborah J. Swiss began researching Women Breaking Through with the intention of showcasing organizations that are making a real effort to remove the career roadblocks faced by women at work. But only 17 percent of the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Why Women Mean Business http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/why-women-mean-business <div>Author: Wittenberg-Cox, Avivah | Maitland, Alison</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to the authors of <strong>Why Women Mean Business</strong>, the influence of women in the workplace and the marketplace is changing everything, and the changes are desirable rather than threatening. Utilizing...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Managing Hispanic and Latino Employees http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-hispanic-and-latino-employees <div>Author: Nevaer, Louis E. V.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Louis Nevaer’s <strong>Managing Hispanic and Latino Employees </strong>is a practical guide to navigating cultural issues in the workplace. The book offers advice on managing a diverse workforce at each stage of...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Leading with Cultural Intelligence http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leading-cultural-intelligence <div>Author: Livermore, David</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2010</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Cultural intelligence (CQ) is a set of skills that facilitates effective cross-cultural management. Instead of learning the intricacies of the culture and practices of every nation, CQ provides a broad-based model that...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Keeping the Millennials http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/keeping-millennials <div>Author: Sujansky, Joanne G | Ferri-Reed, Jan</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>For the first time in history, corporate managers face the challenge of managing four generations at once: the Matures, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y (the Millennials). As Boomers get ready to retire en...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Not Everyone Gets a Trophy http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/not-everyone-gets-trophy <div>Author: Tulgan, Bruce</div> <div>Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As members of Generation Y enter the workforce in ever-increasing numbers, they bring with them a new set of attitudes that can present unique challenges to their managers, many of whom come from older generations. It...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Women Lead the Way http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/women-lead-way <div>Author: Tarr-Whelan, Linda</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Linda Tarr-Whelan makes the case in <strong>Women Lead the Way</strong> that having more women leaders will make a positive difference for everyone. Their management skills and techniques match the 21st century...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity All Rise http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/all-rise <div>Author: Fuller, Robert W.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p class="body-paragraph">Respect for the dignity of others is a value often sadly lacking in today’s society. In&nbsp;<strong>All Rise</strong>, Robert W. Fuller makes the case that abused power inherent in rank –...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Transnational Leadership Development http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/transnational-leadership-development <div>Author: Fisher-Yoshida, Beth | Geller, Kathy D.</div> <div>Publisher: Amacom</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership-development">Leadership Development</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Advances in technology have broken down borders, bridged oceans, and created relationships between people and cultures where none had existed before. Because of these changes, cultural differences need to be...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Trophy Kids Grow Up http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/trophy-kids-grow <div>Author: Alsop, Ron</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The millennial generation – comprised of individuals born between 1980 and 2001 – is shaking up the workplace. A polarizing generation that is both admired and critiqued, millennials are serious about changing work...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Leadership and the Sexes http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leadership-and-sexes <div>Author: Gurian, Michael | Annis, Barbara</div> <div>Publisher: Jossey-Bass</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Gender differences are apparent in all facets of life, and work settings are no exception. Some companies ignore these differences, breeding miscommunication and misunderstanding. Other companies work to become gender...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/putting-our-differences-work <div>Author: Kennedy, Debbe</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-strategy">Business Strategy</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/innovation">Innovation</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/teams">Teams</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Putting differences to work – creating an environment where diverse individuals can work more effectively to drive innovation and performance – has unlimited potential benefits. Unfortunately, however, organizations...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Igniting Gen B and Gen V http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/igniting-gen-b-and-gen-v <div>Author: Ahlrichs, Nancy S.</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2008</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>To compete in today’s marketplace, corporations need to develop employees that do more than just show up every day to work: employees need to be engaged in their work. Unfortunately, companies have historically...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Motivating the "What's In It For Me?" Workforce http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/motivating-whats-it-me-workforce <div>Author: Marston, Cam</div> <div>Publisher: </div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>No matter who you are, it seems, your place in the generational chain dictates not only how you work, but how disconnected you are from all other groups - older and younger. Though one might say that this is simply the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Global Diversity http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/global-diversity <div>Author: Gundling, Ernest | Zanchettin, Anita</div> <div>Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2007</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>To be successful in a world market, corporations need to learn to adapt their services and products to meet local needs and preferences. To this end, a superficial knowledge of the culture and diversity within a...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity World Wise http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/world-wise <div>Author: Denslow, Lanie</div> <div>Publisher: </div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/global-business">Global Business</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>At the heart of the world economy, business professionals are striving to communicate across different cultural heritages and experiences. However if these professionals do not understand the range of values, attitudes...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Diversity: Leaders Not Labels http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/diversity-leaders-not-labels <div>Author: Graham, Stedman</div> <div>Publisher: Simon & Schuster</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>As technology brings people closer together, our environment becomes more diverse. And while workers from all backgrounds are merging into the global marketplace, businesses are being challenged by a shortage of talent...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Art of Connecting http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/art-connecting <div>Author: Raines, Claire | Ewing, Lara</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 2006</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/communication">Communication</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/relationships">Relationships</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In every kind of business and in every industry, workplaces are becoming more diverse, which has important and challenging implications for communication and for relationship building. In <strong>The Art of Connecting...</strong></p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Managing Across Cultures http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/managing-across-cultures <div>Author: Solomon, Charlene M. | Schell, Michael S.</div> <div>Publisher: McGraw-Hill</div> <div>Published Date: 2009</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Today’s business world has become so interconnected that most businesspeople now regularly work with colleagues, customers, or suppliers from other cultures. Not everyone in the world shares American attitudes toward...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity A Journey Into the Heroic Environment http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/journey-heroic-environment <div>Author: Lebow, Rob</div> <div>Publisher: Select Books</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/leadership">Leadership</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In <strong>A Journey into the Heroic Environment</strong>, Lebow contends that, the secret to job satisfaction is the way an individual treats others and how that conduct causes others to treat the individual. Over the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The New Workforce http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/new-workforce <div>Author: Hankin, Harriet</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Kohler</div> <div>Published Date: 1995</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/productivity">Productivity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The difference between the market value of a publicly held company and its official net value is the value of its intangible assets. In most companies, the value of these assets exceeds the value of tangible holdings....</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Leveraging The New Human Capital http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/leveraging-new-human-capital <div>Author: Burud, Sandra | Tumolo, Marie</div> <div>Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing</div> <div>Published Date: 2004</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/personal-growth">Personal Growth</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>According to Burud and Tumolo, people live and work differently today than they did in the past. Because employees no longer have the “invisible” support of the home-based partner who backed workers of the Industrial...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity The Inclusion Breakthrough http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/inclusion-breakthrough <div>Author: Miller, Frederick A. | Katz, Judith H.</div> <div>Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers</div> <div>Published Date: 2002</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although most Fortune 500 companies have some kind of diversity program, Miller and Katz believe that the majority have been unsuccessful because of what they call diversity in a box restrictive policies, practices,...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Generations At Work http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/generations-work <div>Author: Zemke, Ron | Raines, Claire | Filipczak, Bob</div> <div>Publisher: AMACOM</div> <div>Published Date: 1999</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>The late 1990s are unique in that four different generations (Veterans, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Nexters-born 1980 on) have converged upon the workplace at the same time, each with their own set of work ethics, set...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity CEO http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/ceo <div>Author: Kurtzig, Sandra L. | Parker, Tom</div> <div>Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company</div> <div>Published Date: 1994</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/business-biographies">Business Biographies</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>Although CEO is a true story, it reads like a novel. Kurtzig and Parker bring her character to life. Kurtzig’s life is full of suspense and that suspense is conveyed throughout. Each chapter title attracts attention-...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity Workforce America! http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/workforce-america <div>Author: Loden, Marilyn | Rosener, Judy B.</div> <div>Publisher: Business One/Irwin</div> <div>Published Date: 1991</div> <div>Categories: <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/diversity">Diversity</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/human-resources">Human Resources</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/management">Management</a>, <a href="http://www.bizsum.com/summaries/category/social-responsibility">Social Responsibility</a></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><p>In Workforce America, the authors contend that-contrary to what some believe-managing diversity as an asset does not require expertise in cultural differences. The only prerequisite is a framework for analyzing the...</p></div> Business Book Summaries: Diversity