Before Diversity: 103 Tough Questions & Honest Answers 2nd Edition
William H. Truesdell, SPHR
Employers, large and small, are feeling pressure these days to join the movement toward managing diversity. Unfortunately, some commercial diversity programs are not very good and others are downright misleading. A few are excellent. How are you to know which is which or begin the implementation of your own program? The answers are to be found in this new book, Before Diversity. In its second edition, the updated questions and answers give you what you need to address the proper building of your own diversity management program. As long as you create a proper foundation for your program it will stand proud and tall for a long while.
Employers today need to understand the differences among Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Workplace Diversity. With proper design and implementation all of these programs can work in concert to improve your organization through increased production, employee participation and loyalty. This volume presents honest answers to 103 tough questions that supervisors and managers must face today. Before you venture into a diversity management program in your organization, read the answers you will need to have for employee discussions.
You will find the answers here to these difficult questions:
- If we have a diversity program, do we still need to comply with EEO laws?
- Is it legal to have “secret” lists of promotion candidates?
- Isn’t an affirmative action program just an excuse for hiring unqualified minorities and women to just ot get the numbers right?
- Aren’t a certain number of jobs “set aside” for certain race categories under federal directives?
- What’s the difference between EEO and Affirmative Action, and where does diversity management fit in?
- What do I tell my white makes employees about affirmative action?
And 97 more hard questions.
You need the answers.
From the Publisher: We discovered employers really liked this type of simple and compact approach to the issue of diversity management. We have attempted to provide a realistic set of guidelines at a very reasonable price. Now, every manager in the enterprise can afford to have his or her own copy. And, every manager will want one when you get involved in the complexities of diversity management.