Office of Diversity and Inclusion. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Age Related organizations / African American organizations / American Indian Alaska Native organizations / Asian and Pacific Islander organizations / Diversity Focused organizations / Hispanic organizations / Human Rights organizations / LGBT organizations / People with Disabilities organizations / Religious Understanding organizations / Work/Life organizations / Women's organizations
"We believe that an effective diversity and inclusion effort that leverages what every individual has to offer must include white male leaders for the unique perspectives they offer, and because of the influence they hold in an organization."
Bureau of Labor Statistics.
"This report describes the labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity groups living in the United States—Whites, Blacks, Asians, and Hispanics—and provides detailed data through a set of supporting tables.
The Atlantic. "Whites account for about 81 percent of the workforce. But there are 33 occupations counted by the BLS (particularly those on farms, around heavy machines, in doctor's offices, and in C-suites) where whites officially account for nine in ten of all workers, or more."
Free Management Library.
--Cultural Diversity Has a Huge Affect on Perceptions of Leadership
--Basic Guidelines to Culturally-Specific Interactions
--How to Learn Basics About a Culture
--Hints for Talking with Others About Management Activities
--How to Talk About Management and Leadership in Diverse Environments
The author discusses motivation and using psychologist Abraham Maslow’s "Hierarchy of Needs." "Maslow’s hierarchy may reflect a deep truth for Western cultures, it has little relevance to much of the world’s population, particularly those cultures that engender a collectivist rather than individualistic worldview." He lists ten "cultural variables" that make up a cultural profile that managers may want to consider in the workplace.
GovLoop, based in Washington D.C." serves a community of more than 150,000 government leaders."
The company is trying to slash biases (the main topic was gender bias but they hope to eliminate all kinds of biases including cultural ones). There's a list of four steps to take to combat bias in the workplace at the bottom of the post.
Today's Veterinary Practice, September/October 2011 (Volume 1, Number 2).
Though focused on diversity in a particular profession, many of Dr. Evan M. Morse's statements about diversity in the workplace could apply to most professions.
Discusses Bill Proudman's White Men as Full Diversity Partners seminars and their successful application in companies in the Austin area such as Dell and Applied Materials Inc. Rick Gesing, vice president of manufacturing at Applied Materials Inc. held a four-day 'leadership' meeting, not telling invitees that it would be for diversity training. Gesing has seen changes in the culture of the company as a result. "The central aim of Proudman's work is to get men to 'notice their privilege and learn to use it honorably,' he says."