Many contemporary skills and approaches have emerged as the result of researching and working with diverse global partnerships, teams, networks, companies, and projects. Due to the increasingly innovative global community, it is necessary adapt to these developments and aspire to those most important for their particular involvement.
Approaches to Managing Organizational Diversity and Innovation presents a variety of practical tools, skills, and practices that demonstrate effective ways to positively impact the global community through effective management practice. Demonstrating different ways to manage diversity and innovation, this publication provides models and approaches capable of transforming societies, citizens, and professionals so they are better prepared to embrace diversity. This reference work is particularly useful to academicians, professionals, engineers, and students interested in understanding how globalization impacts their discipline or practice.
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The opening chapters in this collection propose new approaches to innovation that embrace diversity to enhance a company’s organizational structure, skill base, adaptability, and contextual intelligence. The 16 papers also provide case studies and practical tools for reducing bias among employee and managers. Topics include the uneasy adjustment of Asian international students and African-American males on college campuses, cross-cultural adaptation challenges to management innovation in Chinese companies, value creation through cultural team-based environments, organizational innovation in Thailand’s leather factories, and access within the classroom through universal design.
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