Diversity Consciousness: Opening Our Minds to People, Cultures and Opportunities Plus New Mystudentsuccesslab Update -- Access Card Package
Focusing on personal growth and empowerment, this engaging study helps readers develop the ability to understand, respect, and value diversity, and ... Show synopsis Focusing on personal growth and empowerment, this engaging study helps readers develop the ability to understand, respect, and value diversity, and demonstrates how opening one's mind to the views of other peoples and cultures is central to a satisfying and successful life--both personally and professionally. Offers current, thorough, and deeply insightful discussions on diversity and workplace issues--what they are, their significance, and their relevance to the reader; discusses concepts such as teamwork, conflict management, racism, prejudice, and communication in a clear and concise fashion; and zeroes in on the relationship between an employee's success in the workplace and his/her ability to develop flexibility in their thinking so that they can positively and effectively deal with a variety of diversity issues. Integrates many real-life experiences and perspectives throughout, encourages journal-writing, and promotes understanding with many interactive exercises, including those developed for Internet use. For teacher training education courses, staff/professional development workshops, professionals in business management and human relations, or for anyone who wants a self-reflective and proactive guide to understanding today's issues of diversity.