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Diversity in Organizations
New Perspectives for a Changing Workplace

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July 2012 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The changing demography of the workforce presents challenges and opportunities to individuals and to the organizations of which they are a part. This volume examines how diversity in organizations affords benefits such as a broader talent pool, but at the same time can lead to tension, misunderstanding and, at times, outright hostility.
Martin M Chemers, Mark A Constanzo and Stuart Oskamp
An Introduction to Diversity in Organizations
 
PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL REACTIONS TO DIVERSITY
Harry C Triandis
A Theoretical Framework for the Study of Diversity
Bernardo M Ferdman
Cultural Identity and Diversity in Organizations
Bridging the Gap between Group Differences and Individual Uniqueness  
Taylor H Cox Jr and Jocelyn A Finley
An Analysis of Work Specialization and Organization Level as Dimensions of Workforce Diversity
 
PART TWO: DIVERSITY EFFECTS ON GROUPS AND TEAMS
Belle Rose Ragins
Diversity, Power and Mentorship in Organizations
A Cultural, Structural and Behavioral Perspective  
Valerie I Sessa and Susan E Jackson
Diversity in Decision-Making Teams
All Differences Are Not Created Equal  
Martin M Chemers and Susan E Murphy
Leadership and Diversity in Groups and Organizations
 
PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON DIVERSITY
Anne S Tsui, Terri D Egan and Katherine R Xin
Diversity in Organizations
Lessons from Demography Research  
Daryl G Smith
Organizational Implications of Diversity in Higher Education
R Roosevelt Thomas Jr
A Diversity Framework

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Martin Chemers

Stuart Oskamp

Stuart Oskamp (Ph.D., Stanford University) has focused his research interests in the areas of attitudes and attitude change, applied social psychology, behavioral aspects of energy and resource conservation, and social issues and public policy. His books include Attitudes and Opinions and Applied Social Psychology. He has been elected a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and President of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and of the APA Division of Population and Environmental Psychology. He has also served as editor of the Journal of Social Issues and of the... More About Author

Mark Constanzo

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