Diversity Dynamics in the Workplace

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Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005 - Business & Economics - 233 pages
DIVERSITY DYNAMICS IN THE WORKPLACE explores organizational psychology topics such as socialization, leadership, and career development from a diversity perspective in order to convey the challenges and opportunities that diversity may present within these organizational domains. DIVERSITY DYNAMICS IN THE WORKPLACE highlights emerging areas of research and practice for the diversity-conscious business leader, researcher, or instructor and is designed to help of prepare students to work effectively in diverse workplace environments. Its brief, paperback format makes DIVERSITY DYNAMICS IN THE WORKPLACE an ideal resource for today's students.

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Recruitment and Organizational Attraction

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Kecia M. Thomas, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychology and African-American Studies at the University of Georgia. As an Industrial Organizational Psychologist, she specializes in understanding the complex dynamics involved in increasingly diverse workplaces. Her research focuses on diversity within the areas of organizational recruitment, leadership, socialization, and career-development. As a practitioner, her work focuses on diversity and the evaluation of organizational initiatives. Much of her work centers on the identification and analysis of the unique organizational realities facing minorities and women in the workplace, and she has published numerous journal articles on these topics.

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