Cases in Gender & Diversity in Organizations (The Ivey Casebook Series)

Cases in Gender & Diversity in Organizations (The Ivey Casebook Series)

By: Alison Konrad (author)Paperback

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Cases in Gender and Diversity in Organizations is a compilation of real-life business cases illustrating the unique opportunities and challenges for managers of the new, more demographically diverse workplace. The casebook provides a thorough overview of the issues and challenges facing organizations as more women enter the workplace, as parents struggle to create more balance between their work and family lives, and as members of different ethnic groups interact more frequently in work organizations around the world.

About Author

Alison M. Konrad is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and holder of the Corus Entertainment Chair in Women in Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business, U. of Western Ontario. Previously, she was Professor of Human Resource Administration at Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management, where she taught for 15 years. She received her Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate University in 1987 and held a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University from 1986 to 1988. Professor Konrad was Chair of the Academy of Management's Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division in 1996-97 and President of the Eastern Academy of Management in 1997-98. She is the 2003-07 Editor of Group and Organization Management, a ranked journal in the fields of management and applied psychology. She is an Associate Editor of the journal, Gender, Work and Organization and a past editorial board member for the Academy of Management Review. She has published over 30 articles and chapters on topics relating to workplace diversity in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Gender, Work and Organization, Group and Organization Management, Human Relations, Psychological Bulletin, Sex Roles, and the Strategic Management Journal. Professor Konrad's forthcoming book, the Sage Publications "Handbook of Workplace Diversity" (co-edited with Pushkala Prasad and Judith Pringle) is an international edited collection of conceptual perspectives on the topic of diversity within the field of organizational studies. Professor Konrad's current work focuses on organizational diversity and inclusivity initiatives, job retention among former welfare clients, and the links between individual preferences and career outcomes for women and men.


Introduction to the Ivey Casebook Series by Paul W. Beamish Introduction 1. Workplace Discrimination Avoiding Discrimination in Employment Selection and Retention: Some Legal Issues Staffing at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (A) Nextech Inc. (A) Stamford Machine Corporation: Allegations of Racism Ottawa Valley Food Products CTV Newsnet (A) 2. Sexual Harassment Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Definition, Cases and Policy Rebecca Collier Ruth Jones (A) Telcom "Most Likely to Sleep With Her Boss...and the Winner Is...Gail Wilson" (A) 3. Work-Life Balance Anna Harris (A) 4. Organizational Diversity Programs Diversity: A Quota by Any Other Name? Women in Management at London Life (A) The Bank of Montreal--The Task Force on the Advancement of Women in the Bank (A) "Synergy" at City Hall (A) 5. Cross-Cultural Diversity Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Bahrain Ellen Moore (A): Living and Working in Korea Julie Dempster (A) The European Experience (A) Being Different: Exchange Student Experiences The Changing Face of Europe: A Note on Immigration and Societal Attitudes 6. Entrepreneurship Marie Bohm and The Aspect Group The Purchasing Co-Op Rubenesque Growth, Strategy and Slotting at No Pudge! Foods, Inc. English Center for Newcomers About the Editor

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412918046
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781412918046
  • ISBN10: 1412918049

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