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Title:
Managing cultural diversity in Asia : a research companion
Publication Information:
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, c2010
Physical Description:
ix, 556 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9781849800945

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This Companion provides an authoritative overview of how cultural diversity is managed in Asia. Although the Asian context appears at first sight to be irreconcilably divergent in terms of diversity management approaches, the contributing authors seek to explore thematic and geographical demarcations of the notions of cultural diversity and equality at work. Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia not only examines cultural diversity management in a particular geography but also makes a distinct contribution to the wider theory of managing diversity and equality by revealing the significance of context, time and place in framing policies and practices of management. With empirical and conceptual contributions from eminent scholars from across the Asian continent as well as the Asian diaspora, this volume highlights practices of equality and diversity management in settings across Asia and reveals the key drivers and implications of such practices.This important and path-breaking Companion will be an invaluable resource for both undergraduate and research-based postgraduate students on international and comparative human resource management, employment relations and industrial relations courses.


Author Notes

Edited by Jawad Syed, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS, The Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan and Mustafa F. √Ėzbilgin, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Brunel University, UK