Diversity

Diversity

 
Leveraging The New Human Capital Burud, Sandra | Tumolo, Marie Davies-Black Publishing , 2004 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

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...

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The New Workforce Hankin, Harriet Berrett-Kohler , 1995 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth, Productivity

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....

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Managing Across Cultures Solomon, Charlene M. | Schell, Michael S. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

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...

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The Art of Connecting Raines, Claire | Ewing, Lara AMACOM , 2006 Communication, Diversity, Personal Growth, Relationships

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 The Art of Connecting...

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Global Diversity Gundling, Ernest | Zanchettin, Anita Nicholas Brealey Publishing , 2007 Diversity, Global Business

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...

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Motivating the "What's In It For Me?" Workforce Marston, Cam 2007 Diversity, Human Resources, Personal Growth

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...

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Igniting Gen B and Gen V Ahlrichs, Nancy S. Davies-Black Publishing , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

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...

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Putting Our DIFFERENCES to WORK Kennedy, Debbe Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2008 Business Strategy, Diversity, Innovation, Teams

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...

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Leadership and the Sexes Gurian, Michael | Annis, Barbara Jossey-Bass , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

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...

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The Trophy Kids Grow Up Alsop, Ron Jossey-Bass , 2008 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

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...

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