Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development, 1st Edition

  • Claretha Hughes
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466673257
  • ISBN-13: 9781466673250
  • DDC: 658.3008
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 342 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Today's workforce represents individuals of various backgrounds and experiences. The influence of such individuals is becoming an important component in the workplace and researchers continue to explore the challenges of understanding the connection between employee profiles and the overall success of a company. IMPACT OF DIVERSITY ON ORGANIZATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT brings together a reflective discussion on the previous approaches and strategies of companies in relation to the paradigm shift in workplace equity of today's workforce. By examining both old and new strategies, the research included in this publication will present a unique approach for future company enhancement and employee success. This publication is an essential reference source for researchers, practitioners, managers, and students interested in the effects of multicultural representation on both a company and its employees through professional growth and advancement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Intersection of Diversity, Organization, and Career Development.
1: Integrating Diversity into Organization and Career Development: A Changing Perspective.
2: A Paradigm Shift for Diversity Management: From Promoting Business Opportunity to Optimizing Lived Career Work Experiences.
3: When Demographic and Personality Diversity are Both at Play: Effects on Team Performance and Implications for Diversity Management Practices.
4: Career Management and Human Resource Development of a Global, Diverse Workforce.
5: Genderized Workplace Lookism in the U.S. and Abroad: Implications for Organization and Career Development Professionals.
Valuing Diversity, Organization, and Career Development.
6: Workforce Diversity Career Development: A Missing Piece of the Curriculum in Academia.
7: The Impact of Diversity on Career Transitions over the Life Course.
8: Understanding the Impact of Inclusion in Disability Studies Education.
9: Women from Diverse Backgrounds in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professions:Retention and Career Development.
10: The Postmodern Approach to Career Counseling for Contemporary Organizations.
11: Leveraging Diversity for Competitive Advantage.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.