Worman, Dianah
September 2007
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p63
The article offers an overview of the Research Into Practice report by the CIPD, entitled "Managing Diversity and the Glass Cliff," which focuses on how diversity can add value to business performance. The report highlights the challenges employers have to address and makes recommendations to help create an agenda for progress. Human resource professionals are urged to look beyond the numbers and examine the types of positions being held by people from minority groups.


Related Articles

  • FIXING DIVERSITY-CHALLENGED COMPANIES. Jackson, Lee Anna // Black Enterprise;Feb2006, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p74 

    The article focuses on the approaches that should be taken by firms in hiring a diverse workforce. Most companies replace the term affirmative action with diversity. Firms must specify what kind of employees they want to represent. Management must choose team members who could change the...

  • The club needs new members. Sloane, Todd // Modern Healthcare;8/18/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 33, p25 

    Editorial. Talks about diversity and minorities in the senior management of health systems in the U.S. Overview of the diversity in SSM Healthcare's management; Activities aimed at improving diversity in business; Reason for the poor diversity implementation in healthcare management.

  • Diversity Management: At the center of HRM and Leadership. LOUVRIER, JONNA // Liiketaloudellinen Aikakauskirja;2014, Issue 4, p323 

    Lecti Precursoria for defence of lonna Louvrier's Ph.D. thesis entitled: "Diversity, difference and Ê diversity management. A contextual and interview study of managers and ethnic minority employees in Finland and France". The thesis was defended at Hanken School of Economics on the 7th of...

  • Damning With Faint Praise. Clarke, Melanie // Broadcasting & Cable;11/3/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 44, p10 

    Highlights the results of a survey conducted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on the role of minorities working behind the scene in television broadcasting. Remarks of NAACP president and chief executive officer Kweisi Mfume on the gains of minorities;...

  • Cultural and Racial Diversity Committee.  // ILA Reporter;Oct2007, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p21 

    The article presents the views of the Cultural and Racial Diversity Committee staff on the reasons for hiring a diverse staff. According Claudia Manriquez Baranowski, hiring a cultural and diverse staff can benefit policy makers in deciding the services and materials needed for the benefit of...

  • Change for the better. Koury, Fred // Smart Business Philadelphia;Apr2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p4 

    The article discusses the importance of diversity on business in the U.S. The author notes that the country's demographics are rapidly changing wherein minority and ethic groups are rapidly gaining ground in personal wealth and influence. He points out that having a diverse work force can help...

  • Defining Workforce Diversity Programs and Practices in Organizations. Carrell, Michael R.; Mann, Everett E. // Labor Law Journal;Dec93, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p755 

    This section determines the workforce diversity practices and programs in organizations in the U.S. A two-page survey questionnaire was developed for human resource professionals asking for information concerning the concept of workforce diversity as understood by decision makers in their...

  • How I see HR. Jordan, Jonathan // Personnel Today;3/10/2009, p33 

    The article discusses the main functions of human resources (HR) department and highlights the qualities essential for HR director. It states that HR needs to provide three main functions including driving procedural efficiencies, representing the views of the people on the front line and...

  • EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS: DEVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION? Wilson, Trevor // Profiles in Diversity Journal;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p80 

    The author discusses issues concerning the devolution or evolution of employee resource groups (ERG) in an organization. He stresses that it is critical that as organizations move beyond diversity towards human equity, that ERG's role also evolve. He highlights his experience of delivering a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics