Citations with the tag: DIVERSITY in the workplace -- Management

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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Diversity, Diversity, Everyone Wants Diversity.
    Terry-Azios, Diana A. // 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.

  • Survey Probes Nonprofit Diversity.
    Terry-Azios, Diana A. // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Diversity Policy Approaches Across National Boundaries in the Context of Migrant Health Labour.
    Oikelome, Franklin // International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities; Jan2007, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p61 

    This paper focuses on the dynamic global interconnectedness of the migration of physicians from one country, Nigeria, to the UK and the USA. In particular, it seeks to demonstrate how the macro policies on the management of diversity may provide the conditions for migration. In doing so it...

  • From the Publisher's Desk.
    Faris, Mona Lisa // Hispanic Network Magazine: A Latino Lifesyle, Business & Employm; Spring2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p6 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the international success and advocacy of Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira, the celebration of Cinco de Mayo holiday and workplace diversity.

    Faris, Mona Lisa // 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 definition�or even structure�for these groups. In fact, companies give this title to a wide variety of groups they put...

  • 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...

  • 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 stratégique de la diversité: du gadget pour DRH à 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...

  • 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...

    Williams, Barbara // INSIGHT into Diversity; Winter2012, p12 

    An interview with Barbara Williams, Senior Level Assistant of Small Business and Civil Rights (SBCR) of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), is presented. When asked about the objectives of the Comprehensive Diversity Management Plan (CDMP), she discusses the aspects of diversity...

    Rainey, Michael // INSIGHT into Diversity; Winter2012, p16 

    The discusses the Diversity Strategic Plan management strategy by Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) of the U.S. Coast Guard. An overview of the basic goals of the diversity plan which include a leadership accountability, utilized communication, and outreach initiative is offered. It reports that...

  • Diversity Management in the Public Sector.
    Rodgers, James O. // INSIGHT into Diversity; Winter2012, p36 

    The article discusses the aspects of diversity management applied to the federal government offices in the U.S. under President Barack Obama. The diversity strategy is expected to create opportunity in every federal agency and public sector which include better decision making, high performance...

  • Investing in Diversity.
    Gilgoff, Dan // U.S. News & World Report; Nov2009, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p72 

    The article discusses the fact that despite progress in the area of racial and gender equality in the United States, some barriers to equality still exist in the corporate environment. The author notes that many business schools and public and private businesses are attempting to attract a more...

    Keefe, Jenny // Employee Benefits; Aug2011, p39 

    The article focuses on the considerations that must be observed by employers in providing a flexible benefits scheme for a diverse workforce. It mentions that meticulous planning is essential in the creation of a scheme. It says that communication strategy must be carefully considered by...

  • Ethics, Diversity Management, and Financial Reporting Quality.
    Labelle, Réal; Makni Gargouri, Rim; Francoeur, Claude // Journal of Business Ethics; May2010, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p335 

    This article proposes and empirically tests a theoretical framework incorporating Reidenbach and Robin’s (J Bus Ethics 10(4):273–284, ) conceptual model of corporate moral development. The framework is used to examine the relation between governance and business ethics, as proxied...

  • From Theory To Practice: Recommending Supportive Diversity Practices.
    Roberge, Marie-Élène; Lewicki, Roy J.; Hietapelto, Amy; Abdyldaeva, Aijana // Journal of Diversity Management; 2011 Third 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, Rashné R.; Higbee, Jeanne L. // Journal of Diversity Management; 2011 Third 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...

  • 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...

  • When 'I'm sure it's my fault', actually means 'it's your fault'.
    MCTAVISH, DONNA // Human Resources Magazine; Jun/Jul2014, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p26 

    The article discusses the communication challenges that managers should deal with as workplaces in New Zealand becomes culturally-diverse. Topics include the common English phrases that are usually misunderstood by foreigners, the need for managers to learn how to adapt their language when...

  • 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.

  • Efforts to prove workforce diversity fail to help win contracts.
    THIELMAN, SAM // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    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...

    Michaud, Laura; Tanklefsky, Paul; Frisinger, Shari; Miller, Charles G.; Norte, Diego; Yemm, Dick // Supply Management; 10/18/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p41 

    The article offers news briefs relating to service industries. The new launched web site called Red Tape Rants, is in response to small to medium business owners feeling powerless when it comes to red tape and government bureaucracy. The Supplier Diversity workshop, which will be held at RIBA in...

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