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Cultural Adaptation in the Workplace

1st Edition

By Martha Tyler John, Donald G. Roberts

Routledge

196 pages

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The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to explore the dimensions of the changing workforce, and examines the issues faced by non-native workers and their employers. This study aims to explore issues such as culture shock and cultural adaptation in the healthcare, fast food and hotel industries in Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. This title will be of interest to students of business studies and sociology.

Table of Contents

List of Charts and Figures; Introduction; 1. The Changing Workplace 2. Cultural Diversity 3. Career Considerations 4. Workplace Ethics 5. Adaptation Sequence 6. Workplace Behaviour Outcomes 7. Problem-Solving Discussions 8. Metro. Washington Survey Results 9. An Adaptation Model 10. Global Model for Building Tolerance; Appendixes; Bibliography; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUS038000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Labor
BUS097000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture