Although leadership theories have evolved to reflect changing social contexts, they remain silent on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice. Diversity and Leadership 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 approach to leadership that is inclusive, promotes access for diverse leaders, and addresses barriers that narrowly confine our perceptions and expectations of leaders. Redefining leadership as global and diverse, the authors impart new understanding of who our leaders are, the process of communication, exchange between leaders and their members, criteria for selecting, training, and evaluating leaders in the 21st century, and the organizational and societal contexts in which leadership is exercised.

Applications—Training Culturally Competent and Diverse Leaders

Applications—Training Culturally Competent and Diverse Leaders

Applications—training culturally competent and diverse leaders
Roger HusbandsBeauregard Stubblefield-Tave

In identifying new paradigms and reframing existing theories toward a DLMOX paradigm for diversity leadership, we can look not only at the creation of new knowledge and research about an inclusive and culturally competent leadership framework as discussed in Chapter 3 but also to consider its application for leaders and organizations. Potential and existing leaders can become multiculturally or interculturally competent and culturally fluent regardless of their social identities; however, each group may have some different training needs as well as different lived experiences that they bring to their leadership. The application of principles in this book in promoting a DLMOX paradigm toward the development and training of diverse leaders is ...

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