In Managing Organizations Stewart Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter Nord explore the major issues and debates in management and organization. The textbook addresses key topics such as leadership, decision-making and innovation in organizations alongside such themes as diversity, globalization and ecology. Students and teachers of management will find this a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on the core issues for contemporary managers and organizations.

Diverse Identities in Organizations

Diverse Identities in Organizations

Diverse identities in organizations
Stella M.Nkomo
TaylorCox Jr

In the last few years with the release of the Workforce 2000 Report and other publications predicting a more diverse workforce in the United States and throughout the world (Fullerton 1991; Johnston and Packer 1987; Johnston 1991), diversity has gained currency as a topic in the study of organizations. The most attention has come from practitioners interested in how to ‘manage diversity’ in light of these predictions (Cross et al. 1994; Morrison 1992; Loden and Rosener 1991; Thomas 1991). Organizational researchers have only recently turned their attention to the topic (Cox 1993; Cox and Blake 1991; Ferdman 1992; Jackson and associates 1992; Watson et al. 1993). For the most part the concept of diversity lacks rigor, ...

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