Managing Diversity : Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-02
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Winner of two prestigious awards in its First Edition (the 2006 Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine,and the 2007 Academy of Management's George R Terry Book Award) the Second Edition:- Provides an update on worldwide anti-discrimination legislation, with a critical examination of not only the content but also the enforcement of those laws- Describes changes in Affirmative/Positive Action public policies, and using some recent court cases examine newer arguments for and against those policies- Places more emphasis on the section describing Migration of Employers because of the growing importance of outsourcing and the public debate about 'sending jobs overseas'- Adds more current research on the barriers and benefits to implementing level I of the inclusive workplace model.- Adds more on fair international practices and more public awareness and pressure to implement such practices

Author Biography

Michalle E. Mor Barak is a professor at the University of Southern California with a joint appointment at the School of Social Work and the Marshall School of Business. She bolds the Lenore Steln-Wood and William S. Wood Professorship of Social Work and Business in a Global Society.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Conceptual Framework
The Challenge of Managing Diversity in a Global Context
Tensions Posed by Global Workforce Trends
Diversity and Exclusion: A Critical Workforce Problem
The Inclusive Workplace Model
Conceptual Framework and Organization of the Book
The Global Context for Diversity Management
Diversity Legislation in a Global Perspective - Equality and Fairness in Employment
The International Bill of Human Rights and Employment Rights
Importance and Influence of the Declaration of Human Rights
Diversity-Related Employment Legislation
Broad Based Anti Discrimination Legislation
Practical Implications
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Global Anti-discrimination and Equal Rights Legislation: Checklist of Protections Offered by Select Number Of Countries
Discrimination, Equality and Fairness in Employment - Social Policies and Affirmative/ Positive Action Programs
Discrimination and Equality in Employment
Theoretical Perspectives of Discrimination and Affirmative Action
Principles of Affirmative Action and Positive Action Programs
The Public Debate over Affirmative and Positive Action Policies
Challenges for Business Practices
Global Demographic Trends - Impact on Workforce Diversity
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