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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Twelve Organizational Diversity Processes Common observable barriers for diversity Glass ceiling Reward differentials Restricted access to power and optimal task assignments Stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination Relational barriers in organizational systems Limited access to or exclusion from informal communication networks Difficulty establishing mentor-protg relationship Tokenism Type of available work experience Barriers to interacting with diverse peers Stereotypes and prejudices Racism and sexism Sexual harassment Culture clash Ethnocentrisms Different communication codes Assuming similarity Dimensions of describing a multicultural organization Acculturation Structured integration Informal integration No cultural biases Organizational identification Intergroup conflict Opportunities realized through diversity Cost argument Resource-acquisition argument Marketing argument Creativity argument...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course POL 2107 taught by Professor Bourgault during the Spring '08 term at University of Ottawa.
- Spring '08
- Political Science