As the war for talent rages on, organizations are seeking proven methods for leveraging diversity as a resource. Creating the Multicultural Organization challenges today's organizations to stop "counting heads for the government" and begin creating effective strategies for a more positive approach to managing diversity. Using a model outlined in his earlie rworks, Taylor Cox Jr.--an associate professor at the University of Michigan Business School and president of his own consulting firm--shows readers the many practical and innovative ways that top organizations such as Alcoa effectively address diversity issues to secure and develop the talent that they need in order to succeed.A University of Michigan Business School Series Book
TAYLOR COX is associate professor of organizational behavior and human resource management at the University of Michigan Business School. He is also founder and president of Taylor Cox and Associates, Inc., a research and consulting firm specializing in organization change and development work for clients with culturally diverse workforces and markets. One of his previous book's, Cultural Diversity in Organizations: Theory, Research, and Practice, was a cowinner of the National Academy of Management's 1994 George R. Terry Book Award.
Foreword by Paul O'Neill Preface 1. The Challenge of Mastering Diversity 2. A Strategy for Meeting the Challenge 3. Leadership: The First Requirement of Change 4. Leverage Research, Develop Measurement Plans 5. Create Effective Education 6. Align Organizational Systems and Practices 7. Follow Up for Sustainable Results Notes The Author Index