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The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations

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By Regine Bendl (Edited by), Inge Bleijenbergh (Edited by), Elina Henttonen (Edited by), Albert J. Mills (Edited by)

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Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 19 November 2015
In the last decades diversity and its management has become a feature of modern and postmodern organizations. Different practices have spread around the globe focusing on the organizing and management of inclusion and exclusion of persons and identities based on different genders, sexual orientations, racial and ethnic backgrounds, ages, and (dis)abilities as well as religious beliefs. However, although increasingly recognized as important, the discourses of diversity are multifaceted and not without controversy. Furthermore, diversity management practices have the potential to reproduce both inclusion and exclusion. The book presents the foundations of organizing and managing diversities, offers multidisciplinary, intersectional and critical analyses on key issues, and opens up fresh perspectives in order to advance the diversity debate. It also inspires new debates on diversity by encouraging scholars to broaden their research agendas and assists students and scholars to increase their understanding of the field and its current discussions. The contributors are a team of leading diversity scholars from all over the world.

Table of Contents

PART 1: THEORIZING, INTERDISCIPLINARITY AND PLURALISM OF ORGANIZING AND MANAGING DIVERSITY; PART 2: PLURAL/EPISTEMOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ORGANIZING AND MANAGING DIVERSITY; PART 3: METHODICAL/EMPIRICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT; PART 4: CONTEXTS AND PRACTICES OF ORGANIZING AND MANAGING DIVERSITY; PART 5: INTERSECTIONALITY AND CROSS/INTERCULTURAL ANALYSES; PART 6: WHERE DID WE COME FROM AND WHERE DO WE GO? REFLECTIONS ON THEORY, RESEARCH AND PRACTICES OF ORGANIZING AND MANAGING DIVERSITY

About the Author

Albert J. Mills is the holder of the 2008 Saint Mary's University President's Award for Excellence in Research. He is an Associate Editor on four journals (Gender, Work & Organization; Qualitative Research in Management & Organizations; Organization; and the International Journal of Work Innovation) and he serves on the editorial boards of several other journals (including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Management & Organizational History; the Journal of Management Education; Journal of Workplace Rights; Tamara - journal of postmodern organizational science; Management Decision). Inge Bleijenbergh is an associate editor of Gender, Work & Organization. She received two EU FP7 grants in the field of gender and diversity in academia: STAGES (Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science (2012-2016) and EGERA (Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia (2014-2018). Regine Bendl has received a number of professional awards, including the Kathe Leichter Award for Women's and Gender Studies 2006, a Best Paper Award EURAM 2007 (stream gender equality and diversity in management) and an Emerald Highly Recommended Paper Award 2009 and 2013. She is Convenor of the EGOS Standing Working Group of Gender and Diversity (2010-2016) and she is editors of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - an International Journal and Diversitas - Zeitschrift fur Managing Diversity und Diversity Studies. She is editorial board member of Gender in Management - An International Journal and the British Journal of Management as well as associate editor of Gender Work and Organization. Elina Henttonen works as an independent research and entrepreneur in Valtaamo Ltd., studying and developing work life from the perspectives of diversity and meaningful work. Previously she worked as a post-doctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of Management, Aalto University, Finland, and published her work in refereed journals and scientific books.

EAN: 9780199679805
ISBN: 0199679800
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Dimensions: 24.89 x 17.53 x 4.83 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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