A Leader's Guide to Leveraging Diversity: Strategic Learning Capabilities for Breakthourough Performance
Readers may never think of leading, diversity, and organizational effectiveness the same way again. Building on theory, research and practice from the diverse fields of organizational behavior, adult learning, adult development, management learning, communication theory, intercultural communication, and the emerging neurosciences, A Leader’s Guide to Leveraging Diversity presents both a time-tested and innovative approach that will transform the way leader’s guide this essential process.
The book is designed to show business leaders, HR executives and diversity practitioners alike how to conquer the complexity and take advantage of the opportunities associated with working productively with 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
About the authors
Terrence E. Maltbia is Director of The Columbia Coaching Certification Program and a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Organization and Leadership, at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA.
Anne T. Power is a consultant, researcher and educator working in the USA and abroad to facilitate the sustained development of individuals and teams in both private and public sector organizations.