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Building a House for Diversity

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- What could an elephant and a giraffe teach people about working together? Some very important les

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What could an elephant and a giraffe teach people about working together? Some very important lessons, it seems, about the complex--and critically important--issues of dealing with diversity in the workforce. Building a House for Diversity begins with a short fable about how a friendship between the two animals is threatened when the house built for a tall, skinny giraffe cannot accommodate his invited guest, a broad, bulky elephant. Using this story as a vivid metaphor for the difficult issues inherent in diversity, the book goes on to demonstrate how managing diversity can be seen as a set of skills that anyone can learn--and use. In a way that makes diversity management "up close and personal," Building a House for Diversity offers compelling, real-life stories of individual experiences at work.

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Name Building a House for Diversity
SKU 48.12573
Year published 1999
Page count 285
Publisher AMACOM
ISBN 9780814404638
Author R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.
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