“Nonheterosexuals face an enormous amount of hostility and discrimination from many heterosexuals in the workplace and in society as a whole. This excellent book educates the reader about how individuals' sexual orientation may affect both how well they are accepted by their coworkers, and how they react to coworkers. It is useful in courses or training programs on diversity in general or on this particular topic. It also may be used by individuals outside of courses who simply want to learn more about sexual orientation as a workplace issue and about themselves. Amy J. Zuckerman and George F. Simons's book is definitely the best book on the topic.” --Gary N. Powell, Department of Management, University of Connecticut Sexual orientation is one of the most controversial ...
Our Organization's Climate
Where do your organization and the people in it tend to stand on issues of sexual orientation? Are they warm and receptive to employee differences or cold and forbidding? Find the statements to the right of the centigrade thermometer that are true of your organization. When you find an item that is true of where you work, write in the temperature in the blank immediately to the left of the thermometer. Then turn to the next page to calculate your organization's temperature.