Experiential activities help students understand workplace diversityThis book shows readers how to create an inclusive work environment and culture that can value and leverage the contributions of all members, regardless of personal characteristics that are not pertinent to the job. To achieve this, the book provides a comprehensive set of learning activities that address issues related to workplace diversity.  Drawing on a variety of work settings, including both business and not-for-profit organizations, Managing a Diverse Workforce, Third Edition will be an invaluable asset for human resource development courses in departments of management, public administration, and human services. It is a perfect companion to core texts on workforce diversity, including Gary Powell's Women and Men in Management, Fourth Edition (SAGE).

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  • To examine issues faced by dual-career couples when relocation is involved.
  • To examine the influence of children on relocation decisions.
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Relocation to a different region of the same country or a different country enhances employees' development and likelihood of future career success by providing them the chance to polish their skills, work on high-visibility projects, and gain valuable first-hand perspective on the problems and challenges faced in different corporate facilities. Because global business has become a major component of most corporations' operations, international assignments are particularly valuable opportunities for upwardly mobile managers.

Married women are offered fewer job opportunities requiring relocation, including international assignments, than married men. Organizational decision makers ...

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