Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective

Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective

By: Jawad Syed (editor), Mustafa Ozbilgin (editor)Paperback

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*Shortlisted in the Management and Leadership Textbook Category at CMI Management Book of the Year Awards 2016* Instructors - Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. 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

About Author

Jawad Syed is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Diversity Management at the University of Huddersfield. Previously he held the positions of Reader and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM) at the University of Kent, UK where he worked for seven years. Jawad received his PhD in HRM from Macquarie University, Australia, and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of Kent. In addition, he received a Masters of International Business from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. With a professional and academic career that spans over 20 years in academic institutions and business organisations in the UK, Australia and Pakistan, Jawad examines HRM and diversity from relational, contextual and interdisciplinary perspectives, and focuses on critical integration of theory with practice.


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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  • ISBN13: 9781446294642
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781446294642
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 1446294641

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