The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Diversity in the Context of Lifelong Learning

Diversity in the context of lifelong learning


In this chapter, we explore diversity in the context of lifelong learning, with a focus on learning as an ongoing process throughout one's life in formal and informal environments, and an investigation of how diversity learning can be effectively integrated into formal education and training. We begin by defining diversity from an interdisciplinary perspective in order to explain its multifaceted nature. Next, we briefly discuss attempts to reduce discriminatory practices through formal legislation. We then consider how the early and variety of diversity learning can work to reduce effectiveness of legislation and of management learning, in particular, learning about management and human resources processes in which nondominant group members may be disadvantaged ...

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