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Author Robbins, Steve L. (Steve Long-Nguyen), 1965-

Title What if? : short stories to spark diversity dialogue / Steve L. Robbins.

Imprint Mountain View, Calif. : Davies-Black Pub., 2008.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 182 pages)
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Summary Hiring and retaining the best and brightest talent is what defines market leadership today. And in the global marketplace, winning the war for talent means embracing differences, discovering other worldviews, and reframing our organizations for competitive advantage. What If? delivers a creative and innovative way to explore the issues that dominate today's multicultural workplace: leadership and mentoring, creativity and innovation, organizational culture and engagement. In 25 inspiring stories--some deeply personal--Steve Robbins offers fresh insight into the real and meaningful differences a.
Contents Cover Page; Copyright Page; Title Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; My Story; Introduction; Reframing the World; 1 The Right Environment; 2 A Better Script; 3 Equal Is Not Always Fair; 4 It's All in the Details; 5 Below the Surface; 6 Cool Features; 7 A Difference in Weight; Revising Mental Models; 8 "Bizeer Gummies"; 9 Inaccurate Maps; 10 Harmless Images?; 11 Strange New Worlds; 12 I Know Everything Already; 13 Someday They Will See; 14 Recording Errors; Leading and Doing; 15 File Cabinets; 16 Wanted: Good Role Models; 17 Swimming's Great, Just Don't Get Me Wet; 18 Use One More Club.
19 Nubby SandalsChanging the Organization; 20 It's the System, Stupid; 21 A New Search Routine; 22 A Late Start; 23 I Hate Board Games; 24 The Power of Magnification; 25 More Cookies; 26 Lion Chase; Afterword; I Want to Get Better; About the Author.
Subject Diversity in the workplace.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Workplace Culture.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management.
Diversity in the workplace. (OCoLC)fst00895719
Cultural Diversity.
Workplace.
Social Environment.
Minority Groups.
Prejudice.
Cultural Diversity -- Anecdotes.
Cultural Diversity -- Problems and Exercises.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Problems and Exercises.
Anecdotes.
Other Form: Print version: Robbins, Steve L. (Steve Long-Nguyen), 1965- What if? 1st ed. Mountain View, Calif. : Davies-Black Pub., 2008 9780891062752 (DLC) 2008007682 (OCoLC)183258066
ISBN 9780891063605 (electronic bk.)
0891063609 (electronic bk.)
0891062750
9780891062752
9780891062752
Standard No. AU@ 000053250879
DEBSZ 396965911
DEBSZ 405539185
DEBSZ 449228983

 
    
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