Opening Doors to Diversity in Leadership

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University of Toronto Press, Feb 19, 2021 - Business & Economics - 384 pages

What accounts for the lack of diversity in leadership positions?

Looking carefully at how current leaders view the relationship between top tier management and diverse groups, Opening Doors to Diversity in Leadership examines recruitment selection, performance evaluation, workplace succession, working conditions, and corporate culture and how they impact hiring, promotion, and retention of diverse groups.

Using a psychological, organizational, and cultural framework Opening Doors to Diversity in Leadership will help businesses integrate a more diverse presence in leadership, Emphasizing the interlocking relationship between our thoughts and actions, this book stresses the importance of organizational review and self-reflection as well as the pivotal role of removing unconscious biases from the workplace and identifying the systemic biases embedded in many aspects of human resources management practices.

 

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Contents

1 Introduction A Changing World
3
2 Diversity Gaps in Leadership
28
3 Concepts of Leadership
44
4 Perceptions and Attitudes
66
5 Moving In Recruitment and Selection
109
6 Moving Up Promotion Performance and Succession
162
7 Moving Out Retention Work Environment and Corporate Cultures
232
8 Diversity Business and Government
286
References
317
Index
357
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About the author (2021)

Bobby Siu is a management consultant, McLaughlin Fellow, and a former Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Policy, Administration and Law at York University.

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