This compelling book delivers an approach to leadership that is inclusive, promotes access for diverse leaders, and addresses barriers that narrowly confine our perceptions and expectations of leaders.
Author: Jean Lau Chin
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Business & Economics
Although leadership theories have evolved to reflect changing social contexts, many remain silent on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice. Diversity and Leadership, by Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble, offers a new paradigm for examining leadership by bringing together two domains—research on leadership and research on diversity—to challenge existing notions of leadership and move toward a diverse and global view of society and its institutions. This compelling book delivers an approach to leadership that is inclusive, promotes access for diverse leaders, and addresses barriers that narrowly confine our perceptions and expectations of leaders. Redefining leadership as global and diverse, the authors impart new understanding of who our leaders are, the process of communication, exchange between leaders and their members, criteria for selecting, training, and evaluating leaders in the 21st century, and the organizational and societal contexts in which leadership is exercised.
The aims of the essays in the collection document the extent and diverse nature of women’s social and political leadership across various pursuits and endeavours within democratic political structures.
Author: Joy Damousi
Publisher: ANU Press
While leadership is an over-used term today, how it is defined for women and the contexts in which it emerges remains elusive. Moreover, women are exhorted to exercise leadership, but occupying leadership positions has its challenges. Issues of access, acceptable behaviour and the development of skills to be successful leaders are just some of them. Diversity in Leadership: Australian women, past and presentprovides a new understanding of the historical and contemporary aspects of Indigenous and non-Indigenous women’s leadership in a range of local, national and international contexts. It brings interdisciplinary expertise to the topic from leading scholars in a range of fields and diverse backgrounds. The aims of the essays in the collection document the extent and diverse nature of women’s social and political leadership across various pursuits and endeavours within democratic political structures.
<p>In today’s world – whether viewed through a lens of educational attainment, economic development, global competitiveness, leadership capacity, or social justice and equity – diversity is not just the right thing to do, it is the ...
Author: Damon A. Williams
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
In today’s world – whether viewed through a lens of educational attainment, economic development, global competitiveness, leadership capacity, or social justice and equity – diversity is not just the right thing to do, it is the only thing to do!
Following the era of civil rights in the 1960s and ‘70s, the 1990s and early 21st century have seen both retrenchment and backlash years, but also a growing recognition, particularly in business and the military, that we have to educate and develop the capacities of our citizens from all levels of society and all demographic and social groups to live fulfilling lives in an interconnected globe.
For higher education that means not only increasing the numbers of diverse students, faculty, and staff, but simultaneously pursuing excellence in student learning and development, as well as through research and scholarship – in other words pursuing what this book defines as strategic diversity leadership. The aim is to create systems that enable every student, faculty, and staff member to thrive and achieve to maximum potential within a diversity framework.
This book is written from the perspective that diversity work is best approached as an intellectual endeavour with a pragmatic focus on achieving results that takes an evidence-based approach to operationalising diversity. It offers an overarching conceptual framework for pursuing diversity in a national and international context; delineates and describes the competencies, knowledge and skills needed to take effective leadership in matters of diversity; offers new data about related practices in higher education; and presents and evaluates a range of strategies, organisational structures and models drawn from institutions of all types and sizes. It covers such issues as the reorganisation of the existing diversity infrastructure, building accountability systems, assessing the diversity process, and addressing legal threats to implementation.
Its purpose is to help strategic diversity leaders combine big-picture thinking with an on-the-ground understanding of organisational reality and work strategically with key stake holders and allies.
This book is intended for chief diversity officers or diversity professionals, and anyone who wants to champion diversity and embed its objectives on his or her campus, whether at the level of senior administration, as members of campus organisations or committees, or as faculty, student affairs professionals or students taking a leadership role in making change.
This title is also available in a set with its companion volume, The Chief Diversity Officer.
Author: Francisco Martínez de la RosaPublish On: 1957
Why is leadership not diverse and what can be done about it? Opening Doors to Diversity in Leadership provides evidence and options for businesses to build a more diverse workforce, leadership team and corporate culture.
Although much of the research related to multiculturalism has focused on expatriates and international assignments, the book also focuses on leaders in domestic organizations, as they can benefit from developing their own multicultural ...
Author: Mary L. Connerley
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Business & Economics
Leadership in a Diverse and Multicultural Environment provides leaders with the tools necessary to effectively interact with all individuals. Although much of the research related to multiculturalism has focused on expatriates and international assignments, the book also focuses on leaders in domestic organizations, as they can benefit from developing their own multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills. Effective leaders can shape the culture of their organization to be accepting of individuals from all races, ethnicities, religions, and genders with a minimum of misunderstandings.
The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, ...
Author: Linda C. Tillman
The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership research. The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, sexual identity, and class. The Handbook both highly values the critically important strengths and assets that diversity brings to the United States and its schools, yet at the same time candidly critiques the destructive deficit thinking, biases, and prejudices that undermine school success for many groups of students. Well-known chapter authors explore diversity and related inequities in schools and the achievement problems these issues present to school leaders. Each chapter reviews theoretical and empirical evidence of these inequities and provides research-based recommendations for practice and for future research. Celebrating the broad diversity in U.S. schools, the Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity critiques the inequities connected to that diversity, and provides evidence-based practices to promote student success for all children.
Author: Bethany K. MickahailPublish On: 2019-01-07
This book examines the role of corporate culture in the execution of successful strategies for diversity and innovation.
Author: Bethany K. Mickahail
Category: Business & Economics
This book examines the role of corporate culture in the execution of successful strategies for diversity and innovation. It explores how information is communicated across real organizations and how diversity impacts the effectiveness of the communication. As modern communication becomes more challenging within diverse groups, the varying content and contexts must be considered. Communications across a diverse organization requires thought and understanding. Further, though a workforce may be diverse, it may not properly function. Effective and creative leadership is needed to employ a diverse workforce for the greatest impact on company culture and performance. With its model and case studies illustrating how diversity helps shape corporate culture, this book serves as a valuable resource for HR researchers and scholar-practitioners.
It focuses on a key aspect of leadership in education in our increasingly pluralist
communities: diversity. Its premise is that the most significant task of educational leadership is to support the development of learners and staff so that all can live ...
Author: Jacky Lumby
'What makes this book stand out in the crowd is the engaging approach the authors have taken to present their argument and the novel treatment they offer of diversity and diversity management...a must-read for anyone in a leadership position or interested in investigating education leadership and diversity' - Gender and Education 'The authors should be congratulated for tackling the crucial topic of diversity within educational leadership....the book makes a major contribution to the small but emergent body of studies in this area' - Journal of Educational Administration & History 'This book sets out a central aim of stimulating reflection on diversity and implications for leaders in education. It also aims to support the development of practice. It is a useful book for those involved in educational management and for policy makers at all levels' - ESCalate 'The authors challenge the reader to reconsider leadership theory in light of notions of social justice and diversity, and to put into place newly articulated frameworks for action...The text is richly supported by strong empirical research and a sometimes-intricate philosophical approach in making its case for justice and fairness in education and beyond' - Choice Magazine What do we mean by diversity? Why is it an important issue for leaders of schools, colleges and universities? As society becomes increasingly diverse, there is significant international awareness in education about how this impacts on leaders and leadership. For decades the emphasis has been placed on increasing the number of leaders with specific attributes, such as women or those from ethnic minorities, to encourage a true representation of society. This far-reaching book takes a wider view, challenging the reader to recognise the importance of diversity issues and to embed diversity as central within leadership theory and practice. Drawing on their extensive research the authors establish a clear understanding of what diversity means and use this to develop a distinct approach to conceiving leadership, preparing leaders and acting as leaders. They explain how diversity should be a holistic issue which touches every aspect of leadership and is vital to ensuring effective and appropriate leadership for education in pluralist societies. The authors explore the history of approaches to addressing inequities in access to leadership positions and the experience of leadership, from equal opportunities, to diversity and inclusion, to capabilities approaches. The book also proposes fundamental and concrete changes that leaders can undertake both in their own and their organisation's practice, to reflect a real commitment to social justice in a diverse society.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are broad topics in the cultural and creative community at present.
Author: Jonecia Lewis
Category: Art museum directors
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are broad topics in the cultural and creative community at present. Many organizations and cultural institutions have taken great interest in diversity, equity and inclusion in recent years and have made efforts to create a more inclusive and diverse environment for the communities surrounding them. I believe that the interest and concern around the lack of representation in the field is vital because it allows organizations to re-think with whom they are trying to engage and why. In this paper, I address the problems that are impacting DEI by asking how the creative sector, specifically art museums, are developing a diverse workforce. How can the creative sector create a pipeline to help build and diversify leadership roles? How can museums and cultural organizations retain diverse staff and maintain an inclusive environment, and how can they create an authentic experience to promote professional development for emerging leaders of color, that allows them to feel valued and included in leadership roles in the creative sector? I discuss the literary resources that explore the historical disparity within the cultural sector, past efforts to make an impact in DEI, and the most recent project called the Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI). In conclusion, I discuss the need to invest time in implementing professional development and mentorship into their internship programs, and creative ways that organizations can accomplish these tasks. -- La diversidad, la equidad y la inclusión (DEI) son temas amplios en la comunidad cultural y creativa en la actualidad. Muchas organizaciones e instituciones culturales se han interesado mucho por la diversidad, la equidad y la inclusión en los últimos años y se han esforzado por crear un entorno más inclusivo y diverso para las comunidades que los rodean. Creo que el interés y la preocupación en torno a la falta de representación en el campo es vital porque permite a las organizaciones volver a pensar con quién están tratando de involucrarse y por qué. En este documento, abordo los problemas que están afectando a DEI al preguntar cómo el sector creativo, específicamente los museos de arte, están desarrollando una fuerza laboral diversa. ¿Cómo puede el sector creativo crear una tubería para ayudar a construir y diversificar los roles de liderazgo? ¿Cómo pueden los museos y las organizaciones culturales retener al personal diverso y mantener un entorno inclusivo, y cómo pueden crear una experiencia auténtica para promover el desarrollo profesional para los líderes emergentes del color, que les permita sentirse valorados e incluidos en los roles de liderazgo en el sector creativo? Analizo los recursos literarios que exploran la disparidad histórica dentro del sector cultural, los esfuerzos anteriores para lograr un impacto en la DEI y el proyecto más reciente llamado la Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI, por sus siglas en inglés). En conclusión, discuto la necesidad de invertir tiempo en implementar el desarrollo profesional y la tutoría en sus programas de pasantías, y las formas creativas en que las organizaciones pueden realizar estas tareas.
If organizations want diversity and inclusion they should consider authentic leaders. This book explores the full complement of authentic leadership to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Author: Robin Kelley
Publisher: Independently Published
Organizations striving to create a more diverse and inclusive organization, and workplace environment should consider authentic leadership. Authentic leadership qualities and strategies drive diversity and inclusive principles. Authentic leaders do not merely sit on the sidelines and assign diversity to units or an individual. As authentic leaders drive change while listening to all the voices of their followers. These leaders are self-aware and encourage others to be self-aware. Most critically, authentic leaders bring their authentic selves to the workplace and encourage as well as empower others to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. Authentic leadership practices position the organization to evolve organically without leadership solely driving the change. Leaders are required to be engaged in diversity and inclusion work for success. Moreover, leaders must develop skills and competencies to drive organizational change. Change is challenging, personal, but imperative for the success of the organization, brand, and the organization's customers. If organizations want diversity and inclusion they should consider authentic leaders. This book explores the full complement of authentic leadership to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
This book explores the challenges that school administratorsface in ethnically diverse contexts.
Author: James Ryan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book explores the challenges that school administratorsface in ethnically diverse contexts. Based on an empirical study, itshows how principals do or do not promote inclusive practices in theirschools. The various chapters cover principal perceptions of, andresponses to, racism and antiracism, school community relationships, and difference. Also addressed are administrators' efforts to learnabout diversity and to educate others in their school communitiesabout it.This volume is the first of its kind to specifically target schooladministrators and ethnic diversity. While collections of essays andindividual articles have explored general and specific aspects ofdiversity, no book to date has targeted leadership and ethnicaldiversity specifically, is supported by empirical data, or follows aconsistent theme throughout. This book will be of interest to schooladministrators, prospective administrators, teachers, graduatestudents, academics and all others who are concerned about education, leadership, diversity and inclusion.
He acknowledged that a long road must be traveled before true diversity is
achieved in collegiate athletics, especially in the sport of football and key leadership positions in athletic administration. Dempsey stated: "We must
redouble our effort ...
Author: Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.Publish On: 2015-08-06
This study includes recommendations for action, both to suggest policy objectives and to offer a set of concrete steps to ensure equal opportunity for everyone seeking to advance in the CIA. Figures. This is a print on demand report.
Author: Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
In response to the January 2014 directive from Director John Brennan, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) formed a group to conduct the Diversity in Leadership Study (DLS), charged with examining factors limiting diversity in senior leadership across the organization. These include (a) failure of leadership in making the engagement and development of every officer an equal priority; (b) a general lack of accountability in promoting diversity; (c) the absence of an inclusive culture; (d) a consistent failure to integrate the mangement of talent; and (e) a deficient recruiting process. The DLS group met with more than 200 present and former CIA professionals and found that over the past 20 years the senior leadership of the CIA has become less diverse. This study includes recommendations for action, both to suggest policy objectives and to offer a set of concrete steps to ensure equal opportunity for everyone seeking to advance in the CIA. Figures. This is a print on demand report.
The second edition of Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools helps both practicing and aspiring school leaders deepen their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to create schools that best serve all students.
Author: George Theoharis
The second edition of Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools helps both practicing and aspiring school leaders deepen their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to create schools that best serve all students. This book helps readers sharpen their awareness of how students’ multiple dimensions of diversity intersect, as well as develop strategies for working with students of all socioeconomic statuses, races, religions, sexual orientations, languages, and special needs. Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools provides school leaders with the theory, research, and practical guidance to foster teaching and learning environments that promote educational equity and excellence for all students. Special features: Each chapter focuses on a specific dimension of diversity and discusses intersectionality across other areas of difference, including ability/disability, linguistic diversity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and social frontiers. Chapters synthesize literature, share practical strategies and tools, include school-level and district-level cases illustrating inclusive leadership, and provide extended learning opportunities. Online eResources features additional resources, documents, and links to specific tools described in the chapters, accessible at www.routledge.com/9780367404604.
Mentoring Diverse Leaders provides up-to-date research on the impact of mentoring relationships in organizations, particularly as they relate to cultivating diverse leadership.
Author: Audrey J. Murrell
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Mentoring Diverse Leaders provides up-to-date research on the impact of mentoring relationships in organizations, particularly as they relate to cultivating diverse leadership. Contributions from experts in the fields of psychology, business, law, non-profit management, and engineering draw connections between mentoring research, theory, and practice in both domestic and global organizations. Rather than standing apart from the broader goals and objectives of these organizations, they demonstrate the ways mentoring for diversity actually drives innovation and change, talent management, organizational commitment, and organizational success.
This book, the first of its kind and written by two experts with over 30 years experience in the field, will explain why progress is slow in many companies and will demonstrate the roadmap to creating and delivering an effective strategy ...
Author: Charlotte Sweeney
Publisher: FT Press
The most successful organisations are those with the most diverse and engaged workforces. Studies show an 80% improvement in business performance among those with high diversity levels. When people feel included and able to reach their full potential, they are more engaged, more productive and often more creative. Inclusive Leadership will help you drive culture change using organisational development principles. It takes you through the key components of leading change throughout the employee lifecycle, your supply chain, and through product development. Crucially, it will help you make a genuine impact on your business, through your people, both now and in the future.
"This book is about the lived experiences on the executive path of 12 racially and ethnically diverse hospital and health system CEOs.
Author: Diane L. Dixon
Publisher: ACHE Management
"This book is about the lived experiences on the executive path of 12 racially and ethnically diverse hospital and health system CEOs. It is based on interviews. It seeks to learn from the collective wisdom of all the executives to provide a unique glimpse, from their perspectives, into what it takes to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the executive path to the C-suite"--