Chapter 8. Organizational Efforts to Manage Diversity: Do They Really Work?

  1. Marilyn J. Davidson Professor of Managerial Psychology and
  2. Dr Sandra L. Fielden Lecturer, Organizational Psychology
  1. Dr Penny Dick Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013354.ch8

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

How to Cite

Dick, P. (2003) Organizational Efforts to Manage Diversity: Do They Really Work?, in Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations (eds M. J. Davidson and S. L. Fielden), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013354.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Author Information

  1. Sheffield University Management School, 9 Mappin Street, Sheffield S1 4DT, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Handbooks in the Psychology of Management in Organizations

Book Series Editors:

  1. Peter Herriot

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499718

Online ISBN: 9780470013359

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Keywords:

  • management of diversity;
  • organizational level outcomes;
  • social constructionism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What Sorts of Efforts Do Organizations Make to Manage Diversity?

  • Outcomes That Are Specified for Diversity Management Programmes: Does Evidence Support the Claims?

  • Some Critical Issues for the Evaluation of Diversity Initiatives

  • Conclusions

  • References