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).

Once upon a Time

Once upon a time
  • To analyze the prevalence of gender stereotypes in children's fairy tales.
  • To understand how these stereotypes may affect the development of a child's self-identity.
  • To increase awareness of the need for stereotype-free fairy tales that will encourage children to develop less restricted self-identities.
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Fairy tales influence children's development by providing a richly detailed view, whether realistic or distorted, of human (and animal) experiences and what lessons may be drawn from these experiences. Children are exposed to fairy tales, which often convey stereotypical roles, at a very early age through stories, movies, and television cartoons. For example, Walt Disney's classic 1937 animated film of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, based on a Brothers Grimm fairy ...

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