Unintended Negative Effects of Diversity Management

Von Bergen, C.W.; Soper, Barlow; Foster, Teresa
June 2002
Public Personnel Management;Summer2002, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p239
Academic Journal
Diversity management has grown out of the need for organizations, agencies, and departments to address a changing workforce and other pervasive social pressures. An army of experts has emerged to meet this growing need, but frequently with questionable results. This paper highlights why diversity training is important and will become even more so, issues related to quality control of providers and services, what may go wrong within the context of providing diversity training programs, and the results in these situations for individuals and organizations.


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