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Cases in Gender & Diversity in Organizations

Cases in Gender & Diversity in Organizations

December 2005 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Cases in Gender and Diversity in Organizations is a compilation of real-life business cases illustrating the unique opportunities and challenges for managers of the new, more demographically diverse workplace. The casebook provides a thorough overview of the issues and challenges facing organizations as more women enter the workplace, as parents struggle to create more balance between their work and family lives, and as members of different ethnic groups interact more frequently in work organizations around the world.
Introduction to the Ivey Casebook Series by Paul W. Beamish
1. Workplace Discrimination
Avoiding Discrimination in Employment Selection and Retention: Some Legal Issues

Staffing at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (A)

Nextech Inc. (A)

Stamford Machine Corporation: Allegations of Racism

Ottawa Valley Food Products

CTV Newsnet (A)

2. Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Definition, Cases and Policy

Rebecca Collier

Ruth Jones (A)


"Most Likely to Sleep With Her Boss…and the Winner Is…Gail Wilson" (A)

3. Work-Life Balance
Anna Harris (A)

4. Organizational Diversity Programs
Diversity: A Quota by Any Other Name?

Women in Management at London Life (A)

The Bank of Montreal--The Task Force on the Advancement of Women in the Bank (A)

"Synergy" at City Hall (A)

5. Cross-Cultural Diversity
Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Bahrain

Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Korea

Julie Dempster (A)

The European Experience (A)

Being Different: Exchange Student Experiences

The Changing Face of Europe: A Note on Immigration and Societal Attitudes

6. Entrepreneurship
Marie Bohm and The Aspect Group

The Purchasing Co-Op


Growth, Strategy and Slotting at No Pudge! Foods, Inc.

English Center for Newcomers

About the Editor

Sample Materials & Chapters


Chapter 3

Chapter 5

Alison Konrad

Alison M. Konrad is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and holder of the Corus Entertainment Chair in Women in Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business, U. of Western Ontario. Previously, she was Professor of Human Resource Administration at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management, where she taught for 15 years. She received her Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate University in 1987 and held a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University from 1986 to 1988. Professor Konrad was Chair of the Academy of Management’s Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division in 1996-97 and President of the Eastern... More About Author