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Organizational Behaviour by Raisa Arvinen-Muondo, Stephen Perkins

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01

Managing diverse identities at work

JANICE JOHNSON and CHRISTINA SCHWABENLAND

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  Explain the relevance of valuing diversity and reducing inequality in a particular organizational setting.

  Understand how organizational processes and dynamics help to shape our sense of how we see ourselves and each other.

  Assess the relevance of US and UK approaches to diversity to managers working in other countries and cultures.

Introduction

‘Managing diversity’ is a term that refers to a bewilderingly wide range of policies and practices designed to respond to the increasingly heterogeneous nature of the workplace. In this chapter we aim to demystify some of the key debates and dilemmas surrounding diversity management while maintaining ...

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