Reframing Diversity in Management: Diversity and Human Resource Management

De Leon, Ashanti and Ozuem, Wilson and Okoya, Jummy (2016) Reframing Diversity in Management: Diversity and Human Resource Management. In: Strategic Labor Relations Management in Modern Organizations. A volume in the Advances in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (AHRMOD) Book Series . IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 105-120. ISBN 9781522503576

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Abstract

The development of new corporate governance codes calls for boardroom and top management diversity. Nonetheless, a lack of diversity in organisations is a worldwide situation that may vary from one country to another. This suggests that rather than relying upon established economies as a guideline, a more rounded understanding may emerge from studies that also explore a wider range of countries. This chapter examines the varieties of top management diversities, particularly the barriers and challenges women faces in management positions. It considers the grounds for an integrated approach to under-representation of women in upper rank positions, and explicates concerted efforts to improve board room diversity.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Chapter 6
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human resource management, Engagement, Talent management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business > HF5549 Personnel management. Employment management
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Business School > Marketing and Retail
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business Research
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2017 13:35
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 13:35
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/4543

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