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).

Sara's Acting Strange Lately

Sara's acting strange lately
  • To increase awareness of mental illnesses.
  • To examine stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination involving people with a mental illness.
  • To consider legal and management issues associated with the employment of people with a mental illness.
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Mental illness describes a broad range of conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, eating disorders, and anxiety disorders that afflict people of all ages. About one in four adults experiences a mental health disorder, which may be temporary, in a given year, and about one in 17 adults (6%) lives with a serious mental illness. Most mental illnesses are treatable with a combination of medication and psychosocial supports such as counseling and self-help groups. However, ...

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