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Management and Diversity : Thematic Approaches

Management and Diversity : Thematic Approaches
Management and Diversity
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International Perspectives on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion examines the complex nature of equality, diversity and inclusion in the world of work through interdisciplinary, comparative and critical perspectives
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  • Management and Diversity: Thematic Approaches -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- References -- Diversity, Competence, Performance and Creativity -- Chapter 2: Competence and Diversity: What Parallels Between Them? What Interconnections? -- Introduction -- Management by Competency as a Way of Developing Diversity in the Workforce -- Competence as an Aid for Diversity? Yes, If Well Monitored -- The Potential of Diversity for Organisational Learning and Diversity Management as an Organisational Competence -- What Does â{u0080}{u009C}Good Diversity Managementâ{u0080}{u009D} Involve? -- Diversity Management as an Individual Competency -- The Contingent Rationality of Management by Competences and Diversity Management -- The Spread of Management-of-Competence Practices and Diversity Practices: Institutional Processes at Work -- Conclusion: Critiques of Competence Management and Diversity Management -- References -- Chapter 3: Conducting a Diversity Policy as a Management Change Agent: A Key Issue to an Organisationâ{u0080}{u0099}s Performance -- Introduction -- From Using A Diversity Policy as a Lever for Change to Practicing Diversity Management -- Implementing a Diversity Policy and the Outcome of the Process -- Diversity Management Practice as Economic Performance Lever and Vector for Change -- Review of the Potential Effects of a Diversity Process on the Performance of an Organisation: An Interpretation from the Standpoint of Legitimacy2 -- A Companyâ{u0080}{u0099}s Commitment to Diversity: A Vector for Making It Better Known and More Attractive -- Prevention of Discrimination and Targeted Positive Action: Seeking Legal Conformity and Minimising Potential Risks -- Conducting a Diversity Process: A Lever to Improve the Pragmatic Legitimacy and the Overall Performance of a Company
  • Optimisation of Organisational Processes and Improvement of HRM and Management -- The Management of Various Teams as Source of Creativity -- Commercial Advantages and Marketing Diversity -- The Keys to Managerial Change: Diversity as Performance Lever -- On a Societal Level, Time as the Ally of Change -- At the Organisational Level, Necessity of Integration Management Based on the Culture of the Organisation -- On the Individual Level: Developing Appropriate and Transforming Leadership -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Can the creative class thrive in an uncertainty avoidant society? A discussion of the Québec case -- Introduction -- How Do Immigrants Fare in Canada and in Québec? -- Immigration and the Canadian Labour Markets -- Comparing the Immigrantâ{u0080}{u0099}s and Canadiansâ{u0080}{u0099} Earnings -- An Attempt at Explaining the Discriminatory Treatment Against Immigrants in Québec and in Canada -- National Cultures in Sixes: Hofstedeâ{u0080}{u0099}s Analytical Frame -- Tribal Cultures According to Gladys Symons -- As a Concluding Note -- Creative Cities: The New Engines of Growth and Wealth -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: The Strangerâ{u0080}{u0099}s Gaze* -- The Position of Exteriority -- The Strength of Distance -- Curiosity and Objectification -- The Genius of Strangers -- The Culture of Adventure -- Making Something of Oneself -- References -- Diversity Categories and Discrimination: Some Critical Reflections -- Chapter 6: When Freedoms Collide: Competing Claims for Religious Rights and Sexual Orientation Equality at Work and Beyond -- Understanding Freedom in the Context of Rights Conflicts -- Patterns of Discrimination as Regards the Interplay of Sexual Minorities and Religious Groupings -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 7: Physical Appearance as Invisible Discrimination -- Introduction -- Physical Appearance: So Simple Yet So Complex
  • Definition of Physical Appearance -- The Relativity of Things -- Mechanisms at Work in the Appearance Appraisal Process -- Categorisation -- Stereotyping -- Prejudice -- Discrimination -- Psychological Effects, Primacy and the Halo Effect -- Discrimination in Working Life -- Salient Moments in Appearance-Related Discrimination in the Workplace -- Hiring -- Salary -- Day-to-Day Working Life -- The Legal Framework and Some Cases of Jurisprudence -- What Are the Legal Guidelines? -- Safeguards to Protect Businesses -- When Companies Decide to Act -- Self-censorship -- Consequences for Employees -- Stereotype Threats -- Compensation Strategies -- Self-censorship -- Consequences of Discrimination against Physical Appearance for a Company -- Increase in Turnover and Absenteeism -- Negative Repercussions on Productivity -- Legal Risks and Damage to the Corporate Image -- Possible Options for Businesses -- Mistaken Good Intentions -- Potential Avenues to Explore -- Proposed Measures Following Our Study -- Scenario 1: Corporal Hygiene -- Scenario 2: Teasing -- Scenario 3: Refusing Promotion -- Scenario 4: Hiring -- Designing High-Impact Teaching Tools -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Generational Diversity in Organisation: A Meta-Analysis -- IntroductiON -- Different Dimensions of the Concept of Generation: A Multidisciplinary Approach -- Generic Definition of the Concept of Generation -- Generation as a Category of Age -- Generation as a Birth Cohort -- Methodology -- Results: Generational Diversity in Management, What Are We Talking About? -- Generational Diversity: A Growing Concern in the West -- The Emergence of Different Generational Levels -- The Level of Society -- The Career Level -- The Organisational Level -- The Position Level -- The Case for Reuniting the Notions of Age and Cohort under the Concept of Generation
  • For a Distinction of Generational Levels -- Overcoming a Stereotyped View of Generations -- The Limits of Our Study and Venues for Research -- References -- Chapter 9: Sacred Food at Work Canteen: For a Better Understanding of Religious Specificities and their Management at the Workplace -- Can We, In the Name of Collective Living, Favour Rites Destined to Separate People from Each Other? -- Meat is â{u0080}{u009C}All That Is Proper for Sustaining Lifeâ{u0080}{u009D} -- Globalisation and Dietary Rites on the Table -- What Can Be the Fate of â{u0080}{u009C}Separatistâ{u0080}{u009D} Models in a Multicultural Society? -- Christianity Between the Abandon of Ritual Slaughter and Dietary Prohibitions -- Ritual Slaughter and Christianity -- A Rite Can Marginalise a Group Rather Than Vitalise It -- Judaism, Between Dietary Tradition and Kashrut -- The First Prohibition is That of Blood -- The Quest for Dietary Purity is Exponential -- Identities and Rites of Judaism in the Roman Empire -- Islam: Halal, Between Rite and Identity -- Does Eating Halal Always Reflect a Religious Commitment? -- Why Viewing Ritual Slaughter Through the Fate of Animals is Not the Fairest Prism for Evaluating the Meaning of Dietary Obligations -- What Place Do Scared Diets Have in Collective Catering? -- Fasting, An Interruption of Secular Time -- Olympic Games and Ramadan -- Fasting and Work Contracts -- Meal Allowances and Dietary Particularities -- Avoiding Separatism, Exclusion, and Self-Exclusion Through the Individual Management of Particularities -- From Identity to Marginalisation -- References -- Socio-Political Issues on Diversity Management and Perspectives -- Chapter 10: Diversity Dimensions of Entrepreneurship: Addressing Multiple Strands of Diversity in Entrepreneurship Research -- Introduction -- Gender and Entrepreneurship -- Ethnicity and Religion in Entrepreneurship Research
  • Sexual Orientation and Age in Entrepreneurship Research -- Research Agenda for an Inclusive Approach: Disability and Entrepreneurship -- Concluding remarks -- References -- Chapter 11: Trade Unions and Social Dialogue: A Challenge for Diversity Management -- Literature Review -- Methodology -- Results -- The Obligation of Concertation for the Acquisition of the Diversity Label and the Signature of the Diversity Charter -- Cautious Involvement of Social Partner in Diversity Management Politicies -- The Steps of Negotiation -- The Planning of the Negotiation -- The Production of a Common Diagnostic -- Negotiation and Formalisation of an Agreement -- Conclusion of the Agreement -- Implementation of the Agreement -- Information â{u0080}{u0093} Diffusion -- Monitoring and Evaluation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 12: Swings and Roundabouts: Reconsidering Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Diversity Management in Australia from a Historical Perspective -- Introduction -- Prevailing Representations of EEO, AA and DM -- Defining Diversity Management in the Australian Context -- Considering Links and Continuities: Multiculturalism, EEO, AA and DM -- Divergence and Convergence -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13: Diversity Management as a Career: Professional Identity of Diversity Managers as a Multi-level and Political Construct -- Introduction -- Expertise and Skills of Diversity Managers -- The Job Status and Organisational Position of Diversity Managers -- The Organisational Support for Diversity Managers -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 14: Consequences of Neo-Liberal Politics on Equality and Diversity at Work in Britain: Is Resistance Futile? -- Introduction -- Deregulation and Voluntarism as Neo-Liberal Values -- Individualism as a Neo-Liberal Value -- Competition as a Neo-Liberal Value
  • Is Resistance Against Neo-Liberal Rationales of Diversity Management Futile?
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