9780814404638

Building a House for Diversity : How a Fable about a Giraffe and an Elephant Offers New Strategies for Today's Workforce

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814404638

  • ISBN10:

    0814404634

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-06-11
  • Publisher: Amacom Books

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Summary

These two animals are a metaphor of the issue of diversity in the workplace. The book demonstrates how managing diversity can be seen as a set of skills that anyone can learn if they are willing.

Author Biography

R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr., is CEO of R. Thomas Consulting & Training, Inc., and founder of The American Institute for Managing Diversity.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pre-Assessment
Acknowledgments
A Modern fablep. 1
Head Giraffes in Actionp. 23
Elephants in Actionp. 65
Giraffes in Actionp. 153
Moving Toward Diversity Effectivenessp. 201
Action Optionsp. 229
Pre-Test-Post-Test Score Sheetp. 232
PDMI Pre-Test Answer Keyp. 234
Characteristics of the Diversity-Mature Individualp. 238
Interpreting Your Scores on the Pre-Test PDMIp. 239
PDMI Post-Testp. 243
Post-Test Answer Keyp. 250
Diversity Management Journal Chartp. 255
Indexp. 259
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