Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
Are the Walls Really Down?: Behavioral and Organizational Barriers to Faculty and Staff Diversity: 2007 (ASHE Higher Education Report)

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Education » General

Are the Walls Really Down?

Behavioral and Organizational Barriers to Faculty and Staff Diversity: 2007 (ASHE Higher Education Report)

By AEHE, Alvin Evans, Edna Breinig Chun

Elsewhere $41.95 $37.80   Save 10%
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from UK
Order Now for Christmas with e-Gift
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Paperback / softback, 162 pages
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 24 July 2007
As higher education leaders seek to build and sustain a diverse workforce, the impact of subtle behavioral and organizational barriers hindering the success of women and minority faculty and administrators has been overlooked and is largely unrecognized. Written from a practitioner's standpoint, this book is designed to help campus leaders detect and address the informal and formal barriers that still inhibit the hiring, promotion, and retention of women and minorities. It presents a cross disciplinary framework for understanding the impact of contemporary forms of subtle discrimination, including emerging research on the psychosocial stresses on minorities and women.This award winning issue examines the paradox of affirmative action efforts that have not been successful in altering institutional demographics over the last quarter century and explores the relationship between affirmative action and diversity. The monograph proposes a progressive model for inclusion based on the dynamic conceptual model of reciprocal empowerment. From a practical perspective, the monograph discusses current best practices in the field of diversity strategic planning and assessment using examples drawn from public research universities to create a systemic and systematic approach toward diversity and inclusion. For institutions seeking to improve their diversity initiatives, this book is definitely a step in the right direction.This is an outstanding report from the "ASHE" series, and it is the winner of this year's Kathryn G. Hansen Publication Award from the College and University Professional Association in recognition of its significant contribution in the field of human resource administration. This is the first issue in the 33rd volume of the "Jossey Bass" series "ASHE Higher Education Report". Each monograph in the series is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
EAN: 9780470176849
ISBN: 0470176849
Publisher: Jossey Bass Wiley
Dimensions: 15.19 x 22.89 x 0.94 centimetres (0.26 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling Are the Walls Really Down?: Behavioral and Organizational Barriers to Faculty and Staff Diversity: 2007 (ASHE Higher Education Report) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.