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Diversity and LeadershipAlthough leadership theories have evolved to reflect changing social contexts, many remain silent on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice. Diversity and Leadership, by Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble, offers a new paradigm for examining leadership by bringing together two domains—research on leadership and research on diversity—to challenge existing notions of leadership and move toward a diverse and global view of society and its institutions. This compelling book delivers an…

Four Days To Change: 12 Radical Habits to Overcome Bias and Thrive in a Diverse WorldOrganizations that get diversity right reap tremendous benefits that ripple across the company culture and eventually lead to an indisputable impact on the bottom line. But robust, resilient diversity in the workplace thrives only when members of the majority group actively educate and challenge each other. Based on twenty years of pioneering workshops engaging white male leaders in transforming their own mindsets, building leadership skills, and creating powerful partnerships at work and at hom…

Strategic Diversity Leadership: Activating Change and Transformation in Higher EducationIn today’s world – whether viewed through a lens of educational attainment, economic development, global competitiveness, leadership capacity, or social justice and equity – diversity is not just the right thing to do, it is the only thing to do! Following the era of civil rights in the 1960s and ‘70s, the 1990s and early 21st century have seen both retrenchment and backlash years, but also a growing recognition, particularly in business and the military, that we have to educate and dev…

10 Management ModelsFashions in business thinking change abruptly. The way we think about leadership, for instance, has shifted radically from the genius of great entrepreneurs like Rockefeller, Carnegie and Ford, through leadership as a science, leadership that releases human potential, the leader as strategist and warrior, customer champion, globalist and shareholder advocate, to, more recently, leadership as stewardship of the environment. Hundreds of models have been developed to track, measure and forecast bus…

Inclusive Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Developing and Executing an Impactful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy: - Locally and Globally The most successful organisations are those with the most diverse and engaged workforces. Studies show an 80% improvement in business performance among those with high diversity levels. When people feel included and able to reach their full potential, they are more engaged, more productive and often more creative.   Inclusive Leadership will help you drive culture change using organisational development principles. It takes you through the key components of leading change throughout …

Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To ChangeEmbrace Diversity andThrive As An OrganizationIn the rapidly changing business landscape, harnessing thepower of diversity and inclusion is essential for the very viabilityand sustainability of every organization. Talent who feel fullywelcomed, valued, respected, and heard by their colleaguesand their organizations will fuel this growth. We will only succeedin this transformation if those in leadership pivot from commandand-control management styles to reinvent how we look atpeople, every organi…

Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools (Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity)Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools provides both practicing and aspiring leaders with the theory, research, and practical guidance to lead socially just schools. Today’s schools are growing more pluralistic and diverse, and leadership is central to reversing long-standing trends of educational inequities, exclusion, and disparate school outcomes. This book helps readers sharpen their awareness of how multiple dimensions of diversity intersect as well as develop strategies for working …

The Loudest Duck: Moving Beyond Diversity while Embracing Differences to Achieve Success at WorkWritten in an accessible style, The Loudest Duck is a business fable that offers an alternate view of a multicultural workplace through the use of practical stories and cultural anecdotes. For instance, the Chinese teach their children, “The loudest duck gets shot,” a viewpoint that gets carried into adulthood, while many Americans are taught, “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” As a result, you find two distinct ways of doing business, neither one being necessarily the right or better way. By …

Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural AgeNEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATEDOne of America’s historic strengths has been our ability to incorporate aspects from many different cultures to create a stronger whole. Our music, literature, language, architecture, food, fashion, and more have all benefitted. But leadership approaches have remained distressingly Eurocentric.Juana Bordas set out to change this in the first edition of this influential book. She showed that incorporating Latino, African American, and American Indian approaches t…

Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive WorkplaceSuccessful management of today’s increasingly diverse workforce is among the most important global challenges faced by corporate leaders, human resource managers, and management consultants. In the third edition of the award-winning book, Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace, Michàlle E. Mor Barak argues that exclusion is among the most critical and pressing problems faced by today’s heterogeneous workforce. Using an original model for creating a globally inclusive work…