Diversity

Diversity

 
Not Everyone Gets a Trophy Tulgan, Bruce John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

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...

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Women Lead the Way Tarr-Whelan, Linda Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2009 Diversity, Leadership

Linda Tarr-Whelan makes the case in Women Lead the Way that having more women leaders will make a positive difference for everyone. Their management skills and techniques match the 21st century...

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All Rise Fuller, Robert W. Berrett-Koehler Publishers , 2006 Diversity

Respect for the dignity of others is a value often sadly lacking in today’s society. In All Rise, Robert W. Fuller makes the case that abused power inherent in rank –...

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Transnational Leadership Development Fisher-Yoshida, Beth | Geller, Kathy D. Amacom , 2009 Business Strategy, Diversity, Global Business, Leadership Development

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...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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