The Resource Building on the Promise of Diversity : How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society, (ebook)

Building on the Promise of Diversity : How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society, (ebook)

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Building on the Promise of Diversity : How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society
Title
Building on the Promise of Diversity
Title remainder
How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society
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Language
eng
Summary
Diversity is the reality of America today. Whether you let diversity be a drain on your organization or a dynamic contributor to your mission, vision, and strategy is both a choice and a challenge. Building on the Promise of Diversity gives you the insights and skills you need to navigate through simmering tensions -- and find creative solutions for achieving cohesiveness, connectedness, and common goals. Building on the Promise of Diversity is R. Roosevelt Thomas's impassioned wake-up call to bring diversity management to a wholly new level -- beyond finger-pointing and well-meaning "initiatives" and toward the shared goal of building robust organizations and thriving communities. This original, thoughtful, yet action-oriented book will help leaders in any setting -- business, religious, educational, governmental, community groups, and more -- break out of the status quo and reinvigorate the can-do spirit of making things better. The book includes a deeply felt analysis of the sometimes tangled intersections between diversity management and the Civil Rights Movement and affirmative action agendas . . . a personal narrative that charts Thomas's own evolution in diversity thinking . . . and a roadmap for mastering the powerful craft of Strategic Diversity Management<U+00d6>, a structured process that helps you: * Realize why multiple activities and good intentions are not enough for achieving sustainable progress. * Recast the meaning of diversity as more than just race and gender, but as any set of differences, similarities, and tensions -- such as workplace functions, product lines, acquisitions and mergers, customers and markets, blended families, community diversity, and more.* Accept that a realistic goal is not to eliminate diversity tension but to use it as a catalyst to address key issues. * Recognize diversity mixtures, analyze them accurately, and make quality decisions in the midst of differences, similarities, and tensions.* Build an essential set of diversity skills and develop your "diversity maturity" -- the wisdom, judgment, and experience to use those skills effectively.* Reflect on the ways you might be "diversity challenged" yourself
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Roosevelt, Thomas R
Dewey number
  • 305.8
  • 658.3/008
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Diversity in the workplace
  • Organizational change
  • Minorities
  • Strategic planning
  • Social change
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adult
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Building on the Promise of Diversity : How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780814429129
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12135027
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Building on the Promise of Diversity : How We Can Move to the Next Level in Our Workplaces, Our Communities, and Our Society, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780814429129
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12135027
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remote
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12135027
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MWT12135027
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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