Summary of World Class Diversity Management

A Strategic Approach

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World Class Diversity Management book summary
Expert, real-world strategies for measuring and managing diversity.

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Managing diversity is more complex than increasing the number of your minority and female employees and encouraging them to advance. Diversity consultant R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr. advises that diversity means appreciating the ways your workers differ and engaging those differences to contribute to your bottom line. Despite Thomas’s unfortunate preference for jargon, getAbstract recommends his practical insights to business leaders and human resources professionals. Why confine your firm’s definition of diversity to race and gender when you can tap into every employee’s potential?

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Getting a Grip on Diversity
If you think diversity comes down to counting heads in your workplace, think again. Companies that focus solely on how many employees of color they have or their percentage of female versus male executives see only a fraction of the diversity picture. Managing...
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Diversity expert R. Roosevelt Thomas Jr. created the American Institute for Managing Diversity and heads Roosevelt Thomas Consulting & Training Inc.


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