Managing the Organizational Melting Pot: Dilemmas of Workplace Diversity

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Some of the more troublesome and disturbing aspects of workplace diversity are illuminated in this volume - individual and institutional resistance, the effectiveness of diversity change efforts and the less visible ways in which exclusion and discrimination continue to be practised in the workplace.

To help the reader understand some of these dilemmas, the contributors adopt a number of theoretical frameworks which are striking departures from traditional perspectives on diversity. These include: intergroup relations theory; critical theory; Jungian psychology; feminism; post- colonial theory; cultural history; postmodernism; realism; institutional theory; and class analysis. In addition, they examine different organizatio

 

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Contents

Incorporating the Other? Managing
31
The Sexually Specific Subject and the Dilemma
54
IRHR and
107
Cultural Imprints Organizational Structuring
129
Dreams of Diversity and the Realities
148
Desexualization Versus
171
Two Cautionary Tales
255
The Colonizing Consciousness and Representations
285
Immigrant Women
312
How International Is International Management?
340
Issues in the Management of Workplace Diversity
367
Author Index
377
Subject Index
385
About the Authors
391
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