From the Back Cover
Shows HR executives and business leaders how to conquer the complexity and utilize the opportunities associated with diversity. The book presents a clear direction for building the strategic learning capabilities needed to create and sustain adaptive organizations and provides a practical guide to the proven learning practices for leveraging diversity.
Structured in four sections, with chapters addressing the key strategic learning capabilities of contextual awareness, conceptual clarity and taking informed action, the book includes:
* Coverage of modern practices that support the building of target learning capability
* Case examples and sample tools to put theory into a practical, real-life context
* Guidelines for applying the planning tools to specific work situations
Whether you are new to diversity work or wish to learn how to further leverage existing diversity initiatives with other strategically important business priorities, A Leader's Guide to Leveraging Diversity provides you with a comprehensive blueprint for navigating the complex and changing nature of situations involving diversity.
About the Author
Consultant, researcher and educator with over two decades experience working in 35 states and abroad to facilitate the sustained development of individuals and teams in both private and public sector organizations. Sample clients include CAMP, Inc, The Zenith Insurance Company, American Management Association, Tallahassee City Manager's Office, and Ohio Secretary of State's Office. Anne continues her relationship with Academia, serving as a visiting lecturer and as a dissertation coach to students at Columbia and Florida State University.