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).

We are Family

We are family
  • To examine conflicts that may occur between family and non-family members in family firms.
  • To examine issues associated with being a non-family employee in a family firm.
  • To identify ways to build good working relationships between family and non-family members in family firms.
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Family firms are businesses in which the family exercises some degree of control over strategic direction and that are intended to remain in the family. They represent a significant portion of the national and global economy. In the United States, over 90% of all businesses are family-owned; family firms contribute almost half of the gross domestic product, employ over half of the workforce, and create over three-quarters of new jobs. An estimated 40% of ...

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