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By Mary C. Gentile

This paintings covers issues and debates concerning work-place range, akin to racial variations, girls, AIDS, aging, kin and disabilities, therefore delivering a transparent method of complicated dilemmas. thirteen articles and 3 case experiences from the "Harvard enterprise evaluate" reflect on contemporary concerns, documenting two decades of corporations' and bosses' altering adventure of distinction. members contain Felice Schwartz, Edward W. Jones Jr and Charles and Fran Sussner Rodgers.

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But the shift from home-based employment has occurred unevenly around the world. The developed nations have absorbed many more women into the labor force than the developing regions: 59% for the former, 49% for the latter. ) More telling than the distinction between the developed and developing worlds, though, are the differences in female labor force participation by country. Largely because of religious customs and social expectations, some developed countries have relatively few women in the work force, and a small number of developing nations have high rates of female participation.

We have seen that diversity in the workplace, if attended to, can serve as a bellwether of and a lever toward inevitable change and potential opportunity. We have begun to develop a capacious and sophisticated definition of diversity, recognizing that it affects and includes us all, and that, as R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr. suggests, to treat individuals equally does not necessarily mean treating them the same. Perhaps the most valuable thing we can take away from this collection is an excitement and energy for new knowledge.

By defining diversity as a problem, we predetermine and constrain the structure our responses can take. In Differences That Work: Organizational Excellence through Diversity, the Page xiv Harvard Business School Press has gathered together thirteen articles and three case studies, published in the Harvard Business Review over a 20-year period, on the subject of diversity. All the critical themes, the ongoing debates, and the familiar and the not-so-familiar intellectual and emotional responses are represented, making this collection important not only for its clear-eyed, practical approach to morally and managerially complex issues, but also for its historical documentation of business organizations' and managers' changing experience of difference.

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