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Understanding and managing diversity among groups at work: key issues for organisational training and development

Understanding and managing diversity among groups at work: key issues for organisational training... Explores the concept of diversity in organisational settings, reviewing a variety of key and associated concepts. The concept of diversity is explained as being context dependent, selective and relative. The links between diversity and performance are discussed and the implications for diversity supportive organisational development are explored. The need for support policies, networks, mentors and role models is identified. Finally the issues, barriers and implications associated with the introduction of diversity training are investigated. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of European Industrial Training Emerald Publishing

Understanding and managing diversity among groups at work: key issues for organisational training and development

Journal of European Industrial Training , Volume 23 (4/5): 11 – Jun 1, 1999

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0309-0590
DOI
10.1108/03090599910272086
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Abstract

Explores the concept of diversity in organisational settings, reviewing a variety of key and associated concepts. The concept of diversity is explained as being context dependent, selective and relative. The links between diversity and performance are discussed and the implications for diversity supportive organisational development are explored. The need for support policies, networks, mentors and role models is identified. Finally the issues, barriers and implications associated with the introduction of diversity training are investigated.

Journal

Journal of European Industrial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1999

Keywords: Integration; Opportunities; Training

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