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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…

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 …

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…

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 …

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…

The Diversity Training Activity Book: 50 Activities for Promoting Communication and Understanding at WorkWith our workforce becoming increasingly diverse, encouraging sensitivity and understanding in the workplace is a top priority for businesses everywhere. The Diversity Training Activity Book addresses such fundamental issues as change, communication, gender at work, and conflict resolution. Tested with hundreds of participants to ensure the appropriateness and effectiveness for a variety of diversity training needs, the simple activities in this book will help employees at all levels cope with c…

Driving Change Through Diversity and Globalization: Transformative Leadership in the AcademyThis book significantly advances discussion of the mission of higher education in today’s multicultural environment and global economy. It sets out the challenges and considerations that must be addressed by administrative leaders, by trustees, and others who shape the vision and direction of the institution – but most particularly by academic deans and faculty.The author makes the case that the inclusion of a diversity and globalization in disciplinary work contributes to the research agend…

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…

The Diversity and Inclusion HandbookWhy should diversity and inclusion matter to you and your organization? The answer lies in that one thing we all strive for: SUCCESS. When team members of all backgrounds are included, valued, and respected for their uniqueness and what they have to contribute, they truly are more creative, more committed, more collaborative, and more motivated to participate to the fullness of their potential. They move from a collection of untapped individuals to a productive US focused on common goals and col…