Making Diversity Work: Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace

Litigation Costly turnover Lost business Discrimination These are the penalties workplace bias exacts from American business penalties that companies cannot afford to pay Calling on her 25 years of experience in the field, diversity expert Dr Sondra Thiederman has found a way to prevent these losses by providing executives and managers with a step by step strategy foLitigation Costly turnover Lost business Discrimination These are the penalties workplace bias exacts from American business penalties that companies cannot afford to pay Calling on her 25 years of experience in the field, diversity expert Dr Sondra Thiederman has found a way to prevent these losses by providing executives and managers with a step by step strategy for minimizing bias and maximizing the ability to manage diversity effectively To that end and ignoring the stifling rules of political correctness Dr Thiederman dissects the problems surrounding diversity in the workplace and offers specific, doable strategies focused on creating individual change Using real life examples, practical tips, and exercises, she guides readers on a journeyof self discovery, intellectual awareness, and healing The workplace and personal anecdotes in Making Diversity Work have been obtained from a research survey conducted by the author Making Diversity Work outlines How to see people accurately and, therefore, to function effectively and feel comfortable in a diverse workplace Seven steps to defeat biases How to accurately identify biased attitudes Tools to help confront the fears that underlie biases Skills to communicate effectively when faced with diversity related conflict Women or men, black or white, gay or straight, immigrant or native born everyone has prejudices Making Diversity Work shifts the dialogue from blame to emphasis on the responsibility everyone shares to rid the workplace of bias Dr Thiederman delivers the prescription to defeat bias in the workplace in this definitive book for executives, managers, human resources professionals, and diversity practitioners.
Making Diversity Work Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace Litigation Costly turnover Lost business Discrimination These are the penalties workplace bias exacts from American business penalties that companies cannot afford to pay Calling on her years of ex

  • Title: Making Diversity Work: Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace
  • Author: Sondra Thiederman
  • ISBN: 9780793177639
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. A practical guide for promoting diversity In the movie Anchorman, a parody about a television news team set in the 1970s, the main character played by Will Ferrell explains to his colleagues, “Well, I could be wrong, but I believe diversity is an old, old wooden ship that was used during the Civil War era.” Thankfully, society has come a long way since the ’70s. The modern workplace hosts a collection of employees from different backgrounds, races, nations, religions and sexual orientation [...]

    2. For a work-related book, this was excellent. I'm excited for my boss to read it. And, it will be extremely useful when I finally get to continue my work's training on harassment.You can tell that the author has experience in both writing and in providing trainings. She handles the topics of diversity, bias, and cultural differences with an honesty to be celebrated. She talks about uncomfortable situations that we sometimes find ourselves in and how to handle them (p.s. this doesn’t include sla [...]

    3. This book takes respecting diversity in the workplace way beyond just being "PC" and makes it a personal journey. For me, the thing that changed my attitude the most was that having a positive bias can be just as dangerous as having a negative bias. That made me re-evaluate my positive biases toward certain groups.

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