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 Organizations

Applications—Training Culturally Competent Organizations

Applications—training culturally competent organizations
Roger HusbandsBeauregard Stubblefield-Tave

Vignette: On Making Change

“There had been a heavy snowstorm. I was cold getting to work. As my women colleagues huddled together to discuss the weather, I announced that I was going to wear pants in the next day. There was awe and shock that I would violate the skirt dress code and social norm for women in the 1970s where the leadership was all men. When I arrived in pants the next day, all the women stood around observing in silence, expecting me to be disciplined or sent home. Well, nothing happened! This small act of defiance led the women to begin to wear pants to work, at their choice, from that day on within ...

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