Citations with the tag: DIVERSITY in the workplace -- Management
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- Global training's critical success factors.
Kemper, Cynthia L. // Training & Development; Feb98, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p35
Focuses on the adaptation of training for multicultural workforces and international management teams in multicultural settings. Impact of culture on training success; Significance of cultural adaptability; Need for a paradigm that includes an understanding of the deeper psychology of culture...
- Creating a culture of diversity management: Moving from...
Stoner, Charles R.; Russell-Chapin, Lori A. // Business Forum; Spring/Fall97, Vol. 22 Issue 2/3/4, p6
Explains the critical stages for enacting a comprehensive program to manage diversity for success. Role of diversity management; Cause of the slow enactment of organizational diversity management processes; Development of isolated programs; Purpose of policy considerations; Sensitizing the...
- Managing a diverse workforce.
DeVoe, Deborah // InfoWorld; 11/01/99, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p78
Assesses the management of a diverse workforce. Discussion on diversity in workplaces; Legal aspects of managing a diverse workforce.
- Management tips from an expert.
DeVoe, Deborah // InfoWorld; 11/01/99, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p79
Provides information on managing a diverse workforce. Issues in managing a diverse workforce; Discussion on diversity training; Issue on promotion and salary raises.
- Diversifying Corporate America.
Terry-Azios, Diana A. // Hispanic; Oct1999, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p82
Talks about diversity management in corporations. How Pitney Bowes Inc. meets the concerns of communication and employee development; Challenge of allowing employees to achieve a satisfying work/life balance; Need to pay attention to the employee as a whole person; Culture of mentoring at Avon.
- Affirmative action effectiveness questioned.
McShulskis, Elaine // HR Magazine; Mar98, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p27
Contends the appropriateness of affirmative action as a method in increased workplace diversity. Examination of the effects of the 1978 United States Supreme Court decision that set the foundation for affirmative action plans; Ruling on the case of University of California Regents v. Bakke.
- Survey Probes Nonprofit Diversity.
McShulskis, Elaine // Nonprofit World; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p28
The article reports on the result of the survey which reveals that nonprofit leaders who claim to value diversity do little to back up their claim.
- Diversity, Diversity, Everyone Wants Diversity.
McShulskis, Elaine // Nonprofit World; Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p6
The article provides an answer to a question regarding on how to correctly implement diversity in the board.
- Making diversity accessible.
Crofts, Pauline // People Management; 12/24/98, Vol. 4 Issue 25, p51
Deals with the meeting held by the Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) in 1998 on managing diversity. Topic discussed by Tim Harris of the Devon and Cornwall branch; Initiatives launched by several IPD branches; Other keynote speakers.
- Building multicultural teams.
Schomer, Karinne // Siliconindia; Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p90
Discusses the basic principles of building multicultural teams in the workplace. Includes acknowledge the diversity of the team as a resource; Respect the uniqueness of every individual; Focus the team on a clear common goal; Establish cohesion around fundamental core values and ground rules.
- Managing Diversity: Individual Differences in Work-Related Values, Gender, and the Job...
Papamarcos, Steven D.; Sama, Linda M. // International Journal of Management; Dec1998, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p431
Studies the management of diversity by investigating the interaction effects of selected job characteristics and theory-specific individual differences. Discussion on managing diversity; Job characteristics evaluation using the Index of the Objective Circumstances of Employee Participation...
- Expanding bar's inclusion efforts.
Berfanger, Rebecca // Indiana Lawyer; 11/25/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 19, p8
The article profiles Roderick Morgan, president of the Indiana State Bar Association. It states that he plans to help in pursuing the ISBA's successful programs such as Ask a lawyer, where a free legal advise will be offered and We the people, where the issues related to the U.S. constitution is...
- R&D meetings in open space.
Owen, Harrison // Research Technology Management; Jul/Aug1998, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p57
Deals with Open Space Technology, a simple approach which honors diversity and enhances organizational function. Main contribution of the approach to research and development; Fundamental mechanisms; Four principles.
- La. College to Get Sensitivity Training.
Dyer, Scott // Community College Week; 04/03/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the suggestion of Wayne Brown, president of the Baton Rouge Community College, about making arrangements for the school's entire faculty and staff to undergo diversity sensitivity training. Reason behind Brown's suggestion; Information on the case of Dr. Marion Bonaparte, former...
- Managing Culture.
Lipp, G. Douglas; Clarke, Clifford H. // Executive Excellence; Dec2000, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p12
Presents guidelines for assessing varied approaches to managing culture in multinational organizations. Consequences of failing to manage culture; Common excuses used to justify negligence of culture management; Attitudes and skills necessary for managing culture; Benefits of managing culture.
- Conference Round-Up.
Lipp, G. Douglas; Clarke, Clifford H. // People Management; 08/13/98, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p61
Presents information on the 1998 professional standards conference held by the Institute of Personnel and Development. Discussion on managing diversity; Trends in standards; Information on a speech on employment relationship.
- Can the United States Export Diversity?
Bloom, Helen // Across the Board; Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p47
Presents the views and recommendations of European branches of U.S. corporations on work diversity policies. Differences of U.S. and Europe's national and corporate culture; Importance of specific diversity policies linked to business strategy in each country; Definitions of diversity in the...
- Lead A Multicultural Team Effectively.
Bloom, Helen // Successful Supervisor; Mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p6
The article offers tips on how supervisors can leads a multicultural team effectively in a workplace. It mentions that it is important for the supervisor to learn the history of their employees and acknowledge that leadership can be Eurocentric. It states that it is also important for...
- SMART HEAD-HUNTING MAKES SAVINGS FOR AMP.
Bloom, Helen // New Zealand Management; Apr2013, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p8
The article examines how New Zealand financial services firm AMP saved approximately 1.1 million dollars in 2012 by recreating the company's hiring strategy, discussing the human resource (HR) department's use of social media in attracting external hires and how they increased diversity.
- Beware Preconceived Notions.
ROSS, HOWA RD J. // Chief Learning Officer; Sep2011, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p26
The article discusses ways in which chief learning officers (CLOs) and learning departments can minimize bias in workplace interactions and assist organizations in becoming more accepting of differences. The article argues that it is not possible to eliminate bias and suggests that accepting...
- ING strives to maintain diversity despite layoffs.
J. M. // Workforce Management; 4/6/2009, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p18
The article focuses on the strategies that executive vice president of human resources at ING Americas Tom Waldron use to maintain the company's diverse workforce despite layoffs in the U.S. It states that despite the problem, Waldron wanted to ensure that the layoffs will not affect the...
- Moving Past Stereotypes.
Somani, Sheilina // PM Network; Oct2006, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p22
The article discusses the author's techniques for avoiding stereotypes and managing relationships within diverse teams in the workplace. She emphasizes the vital role of project managers in creating a suitable environment that allows for individual differences as well as for achieving business...
- The challenge of managing a multigenerational work place.
Reinhardt, Eric // Business Journal (Central New York); 5/21/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 21, p1
The article focuses on the discussion of Laurie Joslin, founder and president of the Unlimited Coaching Solutions Inc. during the Central New York Society for Human Resource Management (CNYSHRM) seminar at the DoubleTree Hotel on April 26, 2010. Joslin explains the challenges of managing four...
- barometer results.
Reinhardt, Eric // Personnel Today; 7/15/2008, p46
The article presents the results of a survey related to financial incentives for employers which was conducted by the journal "Personnel Today" on July 8, 2008. It depicts that 84 percent of the respondents agree that employers should receive financial incentives to improve workforce diversity....
- Diversity Events Committee: Popular Programs Bring Positive Results.
Jacobs, Jolene // Profiles in Diversity Journal; May/Jun2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p25
The article offers information on the leadership of Jolene Jacobs, director at Sparrow Clinton Hospital (SCH) Human Resource (HR) department in Michigan. Being the Clinton Memorial Hospital Diversity Events Committee chairman, Jacobs helped in the implementation of diversity-related programs and...
- Leveraging Engagement and Inclusion for Business Results.
Clayton, Debra // Profiles in Diversity Journal; May/Jun2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p26
The article offers the author's insight on her role as the human resource manager of Verizon Communications Inc. She states that working closely with clients helps her identify and develop solutions for issues affecting the workplace which include dealing with the changes in the economy,...
- Beyond the Diversity Office: Building a Culture of Inclusion.
Schulman, Steven // Profiles in Diversity Journal; May/Jun2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p60
The article discusses the importance of having a diversity and inclusion functional area for a company. It notes that for the company's employees to accept its diversity office, the office must be perceived as a partner and not as the sole operator on cultural acceptance and inclusion. It also...
- From Theory To Practice: Recommending Supportive Diversity Practices.
Roberge, Marie-�l�ne; Lewicki, Roy J.; Hietapelto, Amy; Abdyldaeva, Aijana // Journal of Diversity Management; 2011 Second Quarter, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
Today, organizations must find effective solutions to the challenges brought by diversity. Research suggests that implementing supportive diversity practices help diverse organizations to adapt and sustain by creating a climate for diversity. Based on research and theory, the paper recommends...
- Toward A Mentoring Model For Promotion And Tenure: Progress And Pitfalls.
Duranczyk, Irene M.; Madyun, Na'im; Jehangir, Rashn� R.; Higbee, Jeanne L. // Journal of Diversity Management; 2011 Second Quarter, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p21
This article provides a qualitative analysis of a pretenure mentoring model that was designed to enhance the likelihood of retaining diverse faculty recruited for a multidisciplinary undergraduate department. The data capture the experiences of pretenure and tenured faculty after the first 4...
- Generational Diversity is Positioning the Pittsburgh Area as a Region of Choice.
Harrington, Melanie // INSIGHT into Diversity; Apr2011, p4
The article focuses on the efforts of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania to become a region of choice for talented people. Richard Florida says that the Millennial Generation wants to live in a city where they can work and meet people. To attract these people, the community invested in walking and bike...
- Strategies to manage diversity, avoid employee discrimination and encourage an ethical workplace.
Aust, Marilee E. // MGMA Connexion; Aug2012, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p62
The article provides effective approaches in terms of managing diversity in the workplace particularly in the healthcare industry. It recommends to offer mentoring programs to avoid employee discrimination and to encourage an ethical workplace. It also recommends to implement organizational...
- Efforts to prove workforce diversity fail to help win contracts.
Aust, Marilee E. // Personnel Today; 5/15/2007, p3
The article reports that companies bidding for contracts are being asked to prove their workforce diversity in Great Britain. According to Harish Bhayani, head of PRM Diversity Consultants, the use of diversity as a criteria for procurement was rising. He added that some contracts required...
- Diversity Management.
Garside, Ruth // Human Resources Magazine; Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p30
The article reviews the book "Diversity Management," by Carolyn Dickie and Zhanna Soldan.
- The Research-Practice Gap in Diversity Management.
Kravitz, David A. // Diversity Factor; Spring2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
Over the past few decades a growing body of academic research has built up around the topics of diversity and inclusion. However, many diversity practitioners are dissatisfied with this research and believe it is not very helpful to achieving their corporate mandates. Additionally, academics are...
- Only in America: Being a Native American OD Consultant.
Stevenson, Herb // Diversity Factor; Spring2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
In theory, there is greater tolerance for differences today in the corporate world than there was decades ago. But such tolerance may turn out to be a myth, especially in areas such as religion or dress with individualistic groups such as Native Americans who represent a small proportion of the...
- Answers to four key questions about Diversity Councils--why, what, how, and when.
Ciliberto, David // Diversity Factor; Spring2010, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
Today, many large corporations committed to diversity use Diversity Councils to reach their diversity and inclusion goals. But strangely enough, there is no common definitionï¿½or even structureï¿½for these groups. In fact, companies give this title to a wide variety of groups they put...
- Quiet and Forceful.
Clemens, Luis // Broadcasting & Cable; 5/7/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 19, pA6
The article presents a profile of Reidy Williamson, vice president of corporate responsibility and public affairs for MTV Networks. Williamson's past jobs with the Children's Defense Fund and Fund for the City of New York are cited. Public service campaigns Williamson created for several MTV...
- Â¿Su equipo de trabajo es inteligente?
Jonsen, Karsten // Capital Humano; Jun2012, Vol. 25 Issue 266, p84
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- An Applied Research Case Study Analysis of Managerial Leadership's Ability to Positively Influence Tolerance of Religious and International Cultural Diversity in the United States Workplace Business Environment.
Burrell, Darrell Norman; Safi, Asila; Rahim, Emad; Justice, Patricia; Walker, Robin // John Ben Shepperd Journal of Practical Leadership; Spring2010, Issue 5, p91
Historically at most organizations in the United States, diversity training and other cultural initiatives have focused on valuing diversity in the workplace, particularly in regard to leadership development. This typical approach to diversity training for employees is primarily concentrated on...
Harris, Sharon // Casino International; Oct2007, p12
The author offers opinions on the gambling industry. A recent press conference held by the American Gaming Association (AGA) in Atlantic City, New Jersey reminded the author of the incredible diversity of gambling employees. It is seen as one U.S. industry which has incorporated members from all...
- NBCU raises cable exec.
THIELMAN, SAM // Daily Variety; 7/27/2011, Vol. 312 Issue 13, p5
The article announces that NBCUniversal LLC has expanded the role of Tahira Bhatti-McClure as Vice President (VP) for diversity and cable operations of the company.
- bringing it all together.
Tavakoli, Mahan; Henson, Vickie // Diversity Executive; May/Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p32
The article discusses the need for chief diversity officer (CDO) of a company to develop a strategy for inclusion of diversity in business success and make it a strategic advantage. It says that CDO must be able to gather the support of top executives to make a work environment that promotes...
- Facebook 'Likes' Authenticity.
Kahn, Jennifer // Diversity Executive; May/Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p36
The article focuses on the strategy of Sara Sperling, head of diversity and inclusion at Facebook, to make employees of the company to be authentic on their support for diversity. It says that Sperling lead some employees of the company to participate in San Francisco Gay Parade to increase...
- DEAR HOME BUSINESS.
Michaud, Laura; Tanklefsky, Paul; Frisinger, Shari; Miller, Charles G.; Norte, Diego; Yemm, Dick // Home Business Magazine: The Home-Based Entrepreneur's Magazine; Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p10
Several letters to the editor are presented which discusses issues and events related to home business including diverse teams in the workplace and finding ways for productive management, the need for franchises to have skilled professionals amid the economic troubles, and opportunities for...
- Moving to the next level.
Canfield, Brian S. // Counseling Today; Aug2007, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p5
The article explores six goals from the president of the American Counseling Association (ACA) to assist challenges on professional diversity and counselor identity. Some of these goals include the affirmation of the attribute that holds ACA's membership, the increase of opportunities for...
- Porter Novelli's Diversity Imperative.
Stilson, Janet // Adweek; 10/17/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 36, pH6
The article, part of a special advertising section, focuses on the public relations firm Porter Novelli. The company's effort to promote diversity in the workplace is examined. Employee participation in diversity promotion programs is discussed. The firm's role in promoting public relations and...
- Management stratÃ©gique de la diversitÃ©: du gadget pour DRH Ã une nouvelle philosophie du management.
Lebraty, Jacques; Guéret-Talon, Lyvie // Revue Sciences de Gestion; Dec2007, Issue 64, p347
Diversity is a challenge for managers. But what do we talk about when we talk about diversity? In this paper we present two typologies showing diversity is not one and indivisible thing but first a compositional construct. Then we argue that firms today need a global approach to cope with...
- Tailoring Diversity Practices Produces Different Results.
Meinert, Dori // HR Magazine; Jul2013, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p16
The article reports that companies with more diversity practices have reported higher levels of racial diversity in their managerial ranks, and discusses the lack of research available on the benefit of diversity programs for increasing diversity. It discusses the results of a study conducted by...
- A diversity of attractions.
Birchfield, Reg // New Zealand Management; May2013, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p18
The article considers diversity in the workplace in New Zealand. A joint program of the New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM) and the Office of Ethnic Affairs (OEA) to promote diversity in the workplace in business enterprises is examined. The relationship between improvement of diversity...
- Becoming a Culture Sleuth for Diversity Management, Part 2.
Arnold, Pamela; Kruzan, Terri W. // INSIGHT into Diversity; Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 79/80 Issue 6/1, p12
The authors reflect on the practical steps on how to become a culture observer in managing the social diversity in the organization. The authors outline the rules of behaviour that may hinder the implementation if diversity and inclusion (D&I) plan. The author adds that training and educating...