Citations with the tag: DIVERSITY in the workplace
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- Women and minorities in management.
// American Nurseryman; 1/1/96, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p6
Presents findings of a study by the federal Glass Ceiling Commission on women and minorities in management. Percentage of jobs held by white women and minorities.
- Diversity is spreading, but...
Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board; Mar1997, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p5
Reports that diversity spreading in work places in the United States but not at the level of chief executive officers, who continue to be white and male.
- The value in diversity.
Edwards, Steven // CA Magazine; Oct96, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p16
Discusses the importance of diversity in business. Definition of diversity; Benefits for the accounting profession; History of diversity in Canada; Efforts to overcome stereotyping of employees; Diversity training programs; Costs in valuing diversity; Methods to measure the impact of diversity;...
- Dignity and respect for all.
Pearlman, Shelley // CA Magazine; Oct96, Vol. 129 Issue 8, p29
Discusses diversity training programs to enhance employee performance and awareness. Training objectives; Key issues addressed; Factors for a successful training program.
- Diversity marks Knudsen's.
Pearlman, Shelley // Candy Industry; Jul98, Vol. 163 Issue 7, p68
Focuses on the employees of Knudsen's Candy in California comprising of people from diverse ethnic and social backgrounds. Observance of ethnic special events at the company; Goal for incorporating diversity by company officials.
- Diversity finds a truer hue.
Collins, Clayton // Christian Science Monitor; 11/13/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 247, p11
Discusses diversity in the workplace in the United States as of November 13, 2000.
- Let's Build Diversity Person By Person.
Kelly, Beth // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 7/29/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p24
Focuses on workforce diversity in West Michigan. Impact of lack of diversity on community and economic growth; Keys to building a diverse community; Programs aimed at dealing workforce diversity issues at the Employer Coalition for Healing Racism.
- Corporate recruitment bias: A competitive disadvantage.
Kelly, Beth // Hispanic Times Magazine; Dec1996/Jan1997, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p22
Criticizes recruitment biases and calls for greater diversity in employee hiring among companies in the United States. Need to conduct effective employment interviews; College placement and recruitment practices of the Rocky Mountain Association of Colleges and Employers; People's role in the...
- Working in America--a mosaic of cultural diversity.
Kelly, Beth // Hispanic Times Magazine; Mar/Apr1997, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the impact on the workplaces in the United States of the entry of minorities and women. Decline in the share of white males in the labor force; Workshops to focus on cultural differences; Effect of ignoring such differences; Interpretation of other cultures of eye contact and...
- From glass ceilings to mosaics.
Ettorre, Barbara // Management Review; Nov95, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p7
Looks at diversity and practical steps organizations can take to achieving it effectively. Comments from Marilyn Loden; Cites made.
- Quick quiz.
Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development; Jun97, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p9
Presents a quiz which tests one's attitude about workplace diversity.
- Respecting our differences.
Grubb, Dawn J. // Women in Business; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p36
Focuses on the need to learn and understand diversity in the workplace in the United States. Includes recognizing that people are different and have different perspectives; Being honest with people and giving them feedback; Feeling free to disagree and be willing to listen to others.
- The call to manage diversity.
Alverson, Marchel // Women in Business; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p34
Discusses diversity in the workplace, and the need for the management of diversity. How minorities, women, seniors and the disabled can add diversity to the workplace; Comments from Connie Aden, president of Aden Management Resources; Definition of diversity training; How management can unite...
- `Public/private partnership' to enhance diversity.
Alverson, Marchel // PA Times; Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p17
Presents the `Public/Private Partnership,' an initiative that aims to enhance diversity in the state of Minnesota developed by the State of Minnesota Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity (ODEO) and the Minnesota Cultural Diversity Center (MCDC). Creation of the partnership; ODEO and MCDC's...
- Cultural diversity in the workplace.
Fine, Marlene G.; Johnson, Fern L. // Public Personnel Management; Fall90, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p305
Examines gender and race issues in the regional office of a federal agency in the United States. Cultural diversity in the workplace; Place in the hierarchy; Communication networks; Criteria for promotion.
- Managing diversity: Lessons from the private sector.
Dobbs, Matti F. // Public Personnel Management; Fall96, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p351
Examines processes employed by private companies in the United States in developing work force diversity. Impact of workforce diversity on the efficiency of organizations; Elements in the implementation of diversity processes.
- Employee retention is No. 1 reason for diversity programs.
Hayes, Cassandra // Black Enterprise; Jan1995, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p59
States that government mandates, not workplace diversity, are the driving force behind many corporate diversity programs, according to a study by the Center for the New American Workforce. The report `Corporate Responses to Diversity: A Benchmark Study; The top reasons for initiating diversity...
- Workforce diversity brings more than new ideas.
Hayes, Cassandra // Management Today; Aug98, p11
Presents information on diversity in the workplace in Great Britain. Comments made by policy adviser at the Institute of Personnel and Development, Dianah Worman; Identification of two companies which approve workforce diversity; Statistical information from a Skills and Enterprise Network survey.
- Diversity: Less than meets the eye.
Hayes, Cassandra // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Jun97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p8
Provides insights on diversity in the workplace. Difference in structure of companies' efforts to promote diversity; Common factors among companies that have successfully implemented diversity initiatives.
- Survey says diverse work force important.
Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 05/05/97, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the results of a study conducted by the Employers Coalition for Healing Racism about the importance of workforce diversity in Michigan released during the week of May 5, 1997. Attitudes towards a multiracial workforce; Assistance to firms needing help in healing racism; Progress of...
- Diversity starts with employers.
Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 05/05/97, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p4
Opinion. Comments on the overwhelming majority of West Michigan employers who believe that a diverse workforce is good for the business. Results of a 1996 Cultural Diversity Survey made by Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; Continuation of small group discussions on healing racism.
- Diverse work force brings many advantages.
Capretta, Jolie S. // Crain's Cleveland Business; 04/07/97, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p31
Focuses on the advantages of a diverse workforce. Increase in creativity; Provision of a wider collection of ideas and flexible understanding of the marketplace; Increase in opportunities to succeed in international commerce; Tips for the promotion of diversity.
- Strategies for getting `culture smart'.
Thiederman, Sondra // Secretary; Mar96, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p8
Discusses three strategies designed to facilitate the process of relating to people of diverse cultural backgrounds in the workplace. Enhancement of ability to be effective in a diverse workplace; Learning about differences; Identifying commonalities; Avoiding stereotypical thinking.
- Cultural diversity revisted.
Thiederman, Sondra // Association Management; Apr96, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p22
Presents recommendations from the author on the handling of diversity issues. The need to recognize diversity as a business issue; The need to avoid favoring of one group in comparison to the other; The practice of personal rather than political correctness.
- Organizational efforts to manage diversity: Do they really work?
Comer, Debra R.; Soliman, Christine E. // Journal of Managerial Issues; Winter96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p470
Investigates the impact of management efforts to minimize diversity in the workplace. Discussion on multiculturalism; Evaluation of management initiative; Reasons for elimination of workplace diversity; Framework for assessing diversity initiatives.
- Diversity: Less than meets the eye.
Comer, Debra R.; Soliman, Christine E. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Office Edition; Jun97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p8
Advises on the issues of workplace diversity. Problems with sustaining diversity; Initiating communications among employees; Essential element of any good company; Role of teams in making diversity more acceptable.
- A technology-contingency framework for a productivity-oriented workforce diversity.
Benibo, Bilaye R. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (07497075); Spring97, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p29
Focuses on the topic of workforce diversity. Differing views on diversity; Advantages and disadvantages of workforce diversity; Discussion on the difficulties of implementing diversity; Types of organizations which can benefit from diversification.
- Let's stop diversity training and start managing for diversity.
Beaver, William // Industrial Management; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the failure of some diversity training programs in the United States and ways for companies to manage for diversity. Causes of prejudice; Competitions for jobs and promotions; Top management's support; Process for building harmony and understanding; Example of Motorola managing...
- Harvard civil rights project asks, what is the value of diversity?
Fields, Cheryl D. // Black Issues in Higher Education; 05/29/97, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p35
Questions the value of diversity as a forceful justification for affirmative action. Comments from senior director of practices Maria Medina Santos; Why the use of diversity is being questioned; Information pertaining to the Harvard University Civil Right's Project.
- Coping with different ethical perceptions in America's increasingly diverse workforce.
Burns, David J. // Business Forum; Winter/Spring93, Vol. 18 Issue 1/2, p41
Discusses the challenge of a workforce of widening cultures with differing ethical perceptions as seen increasingly in business organizations in the United States. Origins of the growing diversity in the workforce; Manifestation of differing ethics in the area of sales; Steps to business...
- Making diversity work.
Watson, Cathleen // Executive Female (0199-2880); Sep/Oct96, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p40
Discusses diversity in the workplace. How diversity evolved from being a buzz word into a movement with resonance; Companies' use of voluntary diversity programs; Diversity being good for business; Management practice ideas from Texas Instruments Systems Group on how to promote a diverse...
- The New Face of Diversity Training.
Watson, Cathleen // Corporate Meetings & Incentives; Jan2003, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p24
Discusses the need for U.S.-based companies to go into ethnic diversity and training. Issues related to training budget; Need for diversity training to extend beyond the office and address business meetings.
- Is it cultural diversity or is it just lip service?
Lee, Billi // San Diego Business Journal; 03/17/97, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p37
Opinion. Discusses cultural changes in business enterprises in San Diego, California. Race and gender issues related to cultural diversity; Support for diversity in businesses; Success of cultural diversity in the American corporate system.
- Workplace diversity programs work best when they expand beyond race.
Schaeffer, Pamela // San Diego Business Journal; 07/06/98, Vol. 19 Issue 27, pB4
Focuses on workplace diversity management in the United States. Factors driving trend toward workplace diversity; Strategies of companies to create a diverse workplace; Use of regional caucus groups.
- Trade unions--the diversity agenda.
Matheson, Alan // Social Alternatives; Apr91, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p27
Presents information on the diversity of the workforce and its effect on industrial relations in Australia. Role of the trade union movement in ethnic, and linguistic diverse social policies; Information on the migration policy, award restructuring process, and equal employment opportunities...
- On balance.
Chuang, John // Inc.; Jul95, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p25
Discusses how a business can achieve a diverse workforce without making race or gender more important than competence. Experience of the author with meritocracy; Consequence of hiring for experience; Effect of diversity on the quality of decision making.
- Use leadership training to increase diversity.
Hildebrand, Karen // HRMagazine; Aug96, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p53
Reports on the development of diverse leaders through a leadership training program developed by Juanita Cox-Burton. Link between employees and decision makers; In-depth assessment of program participants; Addition of information on business issues to employees.
- Reflections on diversity.
Kluge, Holger // Vital Speeches of the Day; 1/15/97, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p171
Presents a speech given by the president of Personal and Commercial Bank CIBC, given before the Diversity Network Calgary on October 28, 1996, dealing with workplace diversity. Management issues; Organizational culture; Cultural assumptions; Common goals of individuals; Customer relations.
- Diversity: How do you define it?
McWilliams, Nancy J. // Professional Safety; Apr97, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p7
Editorial. Questions how the word `diversity' is defined by professionals in the safety and health industry in the United States. Part played in ethnicity in diversification; Importance of interaction with peers; Information regarding various questions raised on the topic; Perception that the...
- Differentiation through diversity has big payoff for companies.
Ouellette, Jon // New Hampshire Business Review; 11/21/97, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p7
Focuses on the evolution of diversity in the workplace in three major phases. Valuing diversity; Managing diversity; Leveraging diversity.
- High-Tech CEOs Work With Rainbow/PUSH For Business Diversity.
Ouellette, Jon // Jet; 05/29/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 25, p27
Reports on leaders of high-profile companies in California's Silicon Valley agreeing to do more business with people of color and to diversify.
- Navigating the Differences.
Galagan, Patricia A. // Training & Development; Apr93, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p29
Explores the status of workforce diversity in the U.S. Comparison among affirmative action, valuing differences and managing diversity; Tips on how to choose language that includes people; Role of managers in managing diversity.
- Cultural diversity in the workplace.
Arenofsky, Janice // Career World; Apr/May98, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p24
Focuses on the issue of cultural diversity in the work environment in the United States (US). Comments from Lynn Duvall, author of the book `Respecting Our Differences'; Which ethnic group is the fastest growing in the US according to the Census Bureau; Discussion on the understanding of gender...
- Go beyond diversity awareness to build community in business.
Wage, Kathryn // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 07/06/98, Issue 322325, p27
Opinion. Discusses issues affecting a culturally diversified workplace in the United States. Description of the culture shock experienced by newcomers to the American workplace; Cultural differences in behavior and expectations existing in the workplace; Importance of training workers on...
- Diversity may not be what you think.
Katterjohn, Chris // Indianapolis Business Journal; 9/22/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 28, p12A
Editorial. Focuses on the diversity in the workplace in Indianapolis, Indiana. Contribution of Anthem Inc., Mayor Bart Peterson to developments in diversity management; Challenges in adjusting to diversity.
- Questions and answers about managing diversity.
Thomas, R. Roosevelt // Black Collegian; Sep/Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p120
Focuses on diversity in the workplace. Difference between the work environment awaiting African-American graduates in the 1960s and in the 1990s; Diversity management versus affirmative action programs.
- Our diversity challenge.
Thomas, R. Roosevelt // Advertising Age; 2/16/1998, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p16
Opinion. Comments on the need for advertising agencies and business enterprises to incorporate diversity in their everyday dealings. Reasons why Texaco has improved its diversification; Goals.
- Like it is.
Carbajal Jr., Michael // Insurance Advocate; 10/19/96, Vol. 107 Issue 41, p14
Focuses on a panel discussion on racial and ethnic imbalance in the insurance industry during the 1996 annual meeting of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters. Panelists; Views of a storefront broker.
- Black Journalists Assn. Prexy Calls For More Diversity In Newsrooms.
Carbajal Jr., Michael // Jet; 04/17/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 19, p30
Reports that newsrooms in the United States need to recruit and retain minority journalists, according to the president of the National Association of Black Journalists, Will Sutton Jr.
- Can diversity training move them up?
Walsh, Joan // Glamour; Nov95, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p200
Discusses the use of diversity training at corporations in the United States in order to cleanse the workplace of sexism and racism. Necessity of confidentiality in training sessions; Unintended consequences; Identification of barriers to promoting women and minorities; Aims of stopping sexual...