Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations


Workplace initiatives to manage diversity seek to fully develop the potential of each employee and turn their unique skills into a business advantage. Such fostering of difference enhances team creativity, innovation and problem-solving and is therefore an essential strategy for today's employers.

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations is an indispensable handbook for all those involved in managing diversity. Its academic and practice-oriented perspective is unique as it presents practical strategies and case studies alongside academic reviews, giving the reader a balanced overview of each topic. The team of expert authors examine international issues in diversity, such as:
  • Strategies for managing organizational effectiveness Legal and psychological implications
  • Diversity training and its effectiveness Disability, racial equality, age and gender diversity Affirmative action
  • Recognizing stereotypes and bias
  • Business ethics
  • The Future of diversity
This much needed handbook will be welcomed by researchers, academics and students in organizational psychology, management and business. It will also be of great use to professionals in human resources, equal opportunities management and management consultancy.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Peter Herriot
  • Gill Kirton
  • Carolann Ashton
  • Catherine Cassell
  • Phil Johnson
  • Peter Herriot
  • Gill Kirton
  • Carolann Ashton
  • Catherine Cassell
  • Phil Johnson
  • Michael L. Wheeler
  • Jill Earnshaw
  • Alison M. Konrad
  • Frank Linnehan
  • Mary Barrett
  • Andrew Hede
  • Penny Dick
  • Elisabeth M. Wilson
  • Deborah Hicks-Clarke
  • Paul Iles
  • Carol Woodhams
  • Ardha Danieli
  • Andrew W. Gale
  • Marilyn J. Davidson
  • Peter Somerville
  • Dianne Sodhi
  • Andy Steele
  • Sandi Rhys Jones
  • Chris Brotherton
  • Roberta Youtan Kay
  • Donna M. Stringer
  • David Clutterbuck
  • Jean Hartley
  • Lyndsay Rashman
  • David L. Tan
  • Lee A. Morris
  • James Romero
  • Alison Sheridan
  • Jane O'Sullivan
  • Anna Wahl
  • Charlotte Holgersson
  • Mike Smith
  • Norma M. Riccucci
  • Nada Korac-Kakabadse
  • Alexander Kouzmin
  • Andrew Korac-Kakabadse
  • Tony Montes
  • Graham Shaw
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Hoboken, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2003