Industry Still Fighting Diversity Battle

Umstead, R. Thomas
April 2005
Multichannel News;4/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p52
Discusses the opinion of cable operator executives on the issue of workforce diversity in the U.S. cable television industry in April 2005. Increase in the number of minority executives at the vice president level at Comcast Corp.; Disadvantages of having a diverse workforce in a cable television company; Challenges faced by minority employees.


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