CMST 342 - Lecture 12 Course Hero

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Organizational Diversity  Processes Chapter 12
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Women and Minorities:  Today’s Organizations Glass ceiling Color discrimination Greater difficulty in  getting a job Greater difficulty in  climbing the ladder Mommy track Off-ramp On-ramp Outsider within
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Stereotyping and  Discrimination Often view women and people of color in biased ways Prejudice Discrimination Stereotypes Not always overt and simplistic Little evidence prejudice and discrimination are decreasing New forms are also emerging
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Relational Barriers in  Organizational Support Limited access to or exclusion from communication networks Produces disadvantages Minority employee networks (affinity groups) Employees experience most success when develop differentiated network Women often have to develop interpersonal style that men are comfortable with
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Relational Barriers in  Organizational Support Women breaking into executive positions rank  having an influential mentor as crucial Would prefer to develop mentoring relationship with  woman Often shortage Male-female mentoring relationship can be difficult
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Relational Barriers in  Organizational Support
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