Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce

Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA) and Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Release Date: March, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 506
ISBN13: 9781522522508|ISBN10: 1522522506|EISBN13: 9781522522515|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2250-8


Optimal development of contemporary businesses is dependent on a number of factors. By creating novel frameworks for organizational behavior, effective competitive advantage can be achieved.

The Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly content on components and impacts on effecting culturally diverse workplace environments. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as emotional intelligence, human resources, and work-life balance, this publication is ideally designed for managers, professionals, researchers, students, and academics interested in emerging perspectives on organizational development.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Turnover
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Firm Performance
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health
  • Training Models
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Bullying

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bryan Christiansen, since 2004, has progressively held the positions of President, CEO, and then Chairman in PryMarke, LLC, a Michigan, USA-based Business Analytics and Management Consultancy. Bryan has also been an Adjunct Business Professor at Capella University, DeVry University, and Ellis University (formerly Ellis College of New York Institute of Technology) in the USA, and a Senior Business Lecturer at Gumushane University in Turkey. Born in Washington, DC and raised in Asia, Bryan is fluent in Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish, and has traveled to 40 countries during his 28-year business career involving Global 1000 firms. Bryan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of the State of New York and an MBA degree from Capella University. Bryan will complete his Doctor of Business Administration degree (DBA) from Middlesex University in London, England in 2020.
Dr. Harish C. Chandan is Professor of Business at Argosy University, Atlanta. He was interim chair of the business program in 2011. He received President’s award for excellence in teaching in 2007, 2008 and 2009. His teaching philosophy is grounded in the learner needs and life-long learning. His research interests include research methods, leadership, marketing, and organizational behavior. He has published 20 peer-reviewed articles in business journals and five chapters in business reference books. Dr. Chandan has presented conference papers at Academy of Management, International Academy of Business and Management, Southeast Association of Information Systems, and Academy of International Business. Prior to joining Argosy, Dr. Chandan managed optical fiber and cable product qualification laboratories for Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories. During his career with Lucent, he had 40 technical publications, a chapter in a book and five patents.