Management Practices for Engaging a Diverse Workforce: Tools to Enhance Workplace Culture, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Management Practices for Engaging a Diverse Workforce

Tools to Enhance Workplace Culture, 1st Edition

Edited by Manish Gupta

Apple Academic Press

404 pages | 6 Color Illus. | 5 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2020-03-15
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This unique volume, Management Practices for Engaging a Diverse Workforce: Tools to Enhance Workplace Culture, shows how to tackle the challenges of diversity in the workplace. It addresses the need to keep the workforce engaged while taking into consideration the diverse backgrounds of employees. The book explores 12 themes of workforce diversity and culture, including differences of race, religion, gender, sexuality, income class, education level, marital status, generation/age, physical ability, and more. Focusing on the benefits of engaging a diverse workforce, the volume considers the issue through the different stages of the human resource process, including recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, demand forecasting, supply forecasting, job description and specification, job analysis and evaluation, training and development, career planning and development, succession planning, etc.

Employing an abundance of case studies, the volume enables readers to comprehend what it means to have a diverse workforce and how to engage such a workforce for the betterment of the employees as well as the employer.

Table of Contents

1. Engaging an LGBT Workforce: Inclusion through Workplace Culture

Ruby Sengar et al.

2. Active Aging: Engaging the Aged

Ritu Gupta, Shruthi J Mayur, and Swati Hans

3. Engaging Diverse Races at Work

Arti Sharma and Rajesh Mokale

4. The Education Divide at Work

Neha Gangwar

5. Gen-Z, the Future Workforce: Confrontation of Expectations, Efforts, and Engagement

Sheema Tarab

6. Cross-Generational Engagement Strategies

Musarrat Shaheen and Farrah Zeba

7. Managing Married Employees

Anugamini P. Srivastava

8. Cross-Border Mergers: The Use of Employment Engagement Tools in Overcoming Challenges of Workforce Cultural Diversity

Shweta Lalwani

9. Engaging People with Physical Disability at Work

Anitha Acharya

10. Engaging Different Income Classes at Work

Anitha Acharya

11. Is Work Engagement Gender Oriented? A Man/Woman Perspective

Sindhu Ravindranath

12. Volunteering for Community: Learning and Challenges in Diversity

Trilok Kumar Jain

About the Editor

Manish Gupta, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Resource at ICFAI Business School (IBS) Hyderabad, a constituent of IFHE, Telangana, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
SCIENCE / General