Archive | diversity management

Culture Shock; Learning the Culture of a New Office

Changing to a new culture — for new employee — can have its moments. Writing on Career Strategies for the Wall Street Journal, Reporter ERIN WHITE gives this account: For six months after starting a new job a few years ago, project-management executive Lyria Charles didn’t check her email over the weekend. Finally, a colleague explained that employees […]

Diversity Briefings Daily Newsletter – Today’s Edition

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 12/3/2010 Volume 1, Issue 22. Published Each Monday – Friday Welcome back to Diversity Briefings. I hope you are enjoying each issue of this newsletter. Please feel free to resend this Diversity newsletter on to friends and colleagues. If you would like to subscribe to receive daily updates, the form for […]

Diversity Briefings Newsletter, November 22, 2010

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 11/22/2010 Volume 1, Issue 20. Published Each Monday – Friday Welcome back to Diversity Briefings. I hope you are enjoying each issue of this newsletter. Please feel free to resend this Diversity newsletter on to friends and colleagues. If you would like to subscribe to receive daily updates, the form for […]

Diversity Briefings Newsletter: 11/09/2010

Today’s New Diversity Topics: Battle Over Jail VS Mental Health Heats Up in Orleans Parish, New Immigration Judges Sworn In, Diversity in Law Firms Takes a ‘Hit’, Does Real Diversity Mean We’re All the Same? (Surely Not),  Still Another Bullied 14-Year-Old Commits Suicide,  Guy Or a Girl? Issue a Sticky Wicket On Some Campuses, Spice and Chai […]

Diversity Briefings Newsletter: November 8, 2010

Today’s New Diversity Topics: Two Immigrant Americans Honored, Texas A&M Diversity Conference Set This Week, The Holocaust and the Civil Rights Movement, School Warned Over Bullying, Black Legislators Lose Gains, Iowa Prosecutors Fight Free Speech, Fanatics Prefer Intolerance, Maps Errors Rekindle Border Conflict ,Using Correct Terms Increases Diversity Success —– —– —– —– Welcome to Diversity […]

Respect, Tolerance, Sense of Humor All Required For Embracing Diversity

We talk about embracing diversity, but what does this really mean? Say that you have employees and/or customers who speak English as a second language. Can you pronounce their names? Speak some common words or phrases in their native language? If the answer is yes, you are showing signs of embracing diversity. For leaders, embracing […]

Diversity Management Attainable; Company Leaders Must Have Necessary Skills

Do associated management problems such as resistance and conflict make diversity too difficult to adopt by most organizations? Two popular diversity spokespeople answer this question, stating diversity is clearly possibile, as long as leaders acquire the necessary skills for managing it. Consider the imaginary XYZ Company — a useful model for understanding diversity. During the […]