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Managing Diversity and Inclusion By Jawad Syed

Managing Diversity and Inclusion by Jawad Syed

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Written and edited by leading experts in the field, this authoritative account sets UK and European practices firmly within a global context. It offers an in-depth and contextual account of enduring, contemporary and cutting edge theories and approaches to diversity and inclusion management.

Managing Diversity and Inclusion Summary

Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective by Jawad Syed

*Shortlisted in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2016*

Instructors
- Managing Diversity and Inclusion: an International Perspective is a hotly anticipated new text that has been written by an international team of experts and offers an in-depth and contextual account of enduring, contemporary and cutting edge theories and approaches to diversity and inclusion management.

The book uniquely situates UK and European policies and practices of various dimensions of diversity firmly within the global context through an international and cross-cultural range of case studies and considers how national contexts have shaped the field.

Key features:
  • International and cross-cultural case studies, examples and comparisons from a range of countries including the emerging economies
  • Case study approach illuminates complex theories by showing how they are applied in practice
  • Criticality is central to the book with each chapter including critical analysis, critical questions and boxed critical insights and reflections
  • Companion website with free full text journal articles. Visit study.sagepub.com/syed

Managing Diversity and Inclusion Reviews

Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective could not have come at a better time. In tandem with an increasing emphasis on the globalisation of organisations, products and services, there is a critical need for a book that will expand how students and managers alike understand diversity and inclusion beyond the context of the US... Personally, I find this book a piece of work that is both academically valuable and a pleasurable reading... I recommend this book to human resource and diversity management practitioners, policy makers and scholars alike to develop a critical and contextual understanding of contemporary issues of diversity and inclusion.

-- Dennis Gabriel Pepple * European Management Review *
The book edited by our colleagues, Jawad Syed and Mustafa Ozbilgin, is quite refreshing and gives some important critical reflections on the issue of diversity in our contemporary organizations and societies. It deserves to be read by all of us who are interested and deal with Diversity Issues.
-- Jean-Francois Chanlat

This book is an invaluable resource to help employers, managers and policy makers understand the challenges of moving forward in the diversity and inclusion space, and the ways in which to respond to different cultural contexts. It is a much needed piece of work which draws together various experiences and perspective on diversity and inclusion, to help really start thinking, reflecting and moving forward in a way that is not only socially responsible and ethical but also business-oriented. Combining academic work across various disciplines and cultures with numerous organisational examples, the book provides fresh insight to scholars and practitioners to understand this topic and be more confident, proactive and inclusive in their approach to diversity, rather than being constrained and limited to minimal legal compliance.

-- Dianah Worman
Understanding of the depth and complexity of diversity management has grown considerably over the last decade. From a discourse which focused primarily on individualised rights and treatment, academic and professional thinking and writing has built on growing perspectives of workplace and societal cultures and hegemonies so as to inform discussion on addressing some of the more chronic, long-standing issues of under-representation and disadvantage. It is increasingly understood that successful strategies to improve the breadth and depth of diversity in organisations requires pro-active and compelling thinking and understanding, not just a list of dos and don'ts! The authors of this book have detailed and long-standing work and experience of these issues. The book brings together a variety of approaches which will add important context to current issues and debate. -- David Ruebain

About Jawad Syed

Jawad Syed is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences. His main research interests include international human resource management, diversity management, business ethics and organisational knowledge. He obtained his PhD in Business from Macquarie University and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of Kent. He also attended Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. He has written more than 75 articles and book chapters in journals including the British Journal of Management, Human Relations, Business Ethics Quarterly and Gender, Work and Organization. His books include: Employee Motivation in Saudi Arabia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018); Human Resource Management: A global and critical text (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), and Faith-based Violence and Deobandi Militancy in Pakistan (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Mustafa OEzbilgin is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Brunel Business School, London. He also holds two international positions: Co-Chaire Management et Diversite at Universite Paris Dauphine and Professor of Management at Koc University in Istanbul. His research focuses on equality, diversity and inclusion at work from comparative and relational perspectives. His work has a focus on changing policy and practice of equality and diversity management at work. He serves as the editor-in-chief of the European Management Review (EMR), the official journal of the European Academy of Management (EURAM).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Theorising and managing diversity and inclusion in the global workplace - Jawad Syed and Mustafa OEzbilgin Part I: Concepts Chapter 1: Sociological and psychological perspectives on diversity - Olivia Kyriakidou Chapter 2: Leadership and diversity management in a global context - Clifford Lewis and Ahu Tatli Chapter 3: Policy and practice of diversity management in the workplace - Darren T. Baker and Elisabeth K. Kelan Part II: Dimensions of diversity Chapter 4: Gender equality in the workplace - Faiza Ali Chapter 5: Race and ethnicity in the workplace - Kurt April and Jawad Syed Chapter 6: Age diversity in the workplace - Helene Mountford and Peter Murray Chapter 7: Disabled persons in the workplace - Charmine E.J. Hartel and Jennifer M. O'Connor Chapter 8: Religious diversity in the workplace - Selcuk Uygur and Erhan Aydin Chapter 9: Sexual minorities in the workplace - Mustafa Bilgehan Ozturk and Nick Rumens Part III: Future of diversity management Chapter 10: Work-life balance - Jawad Syed Chapter 11: Intersectionality in the workplace - Harry J. Van Buren III Conclusion: Future of diversity management - Mustafa OEzbilgin and Jawad Syed

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NPB9781446294642
9781446294642
1446294641
Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective by Jawad Syed
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SAGE Publications Ltd
20150428
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