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Diversity beliefs and Diversity Climate: Potentials for Organisations

  • Do multipliers have to be more sensitized for the issue diversity? Do they have to develop specific competences? Which do they already have? These questions were analysed by a qualitative investigation. Ca. 70 interviews with managers of the large DAX companies and employees were conducted. The results show a field of tension between self-perception and perception of others and the assessment of the relevance of diversity attitudes and measures, competences and their actual implementation. The results indicate the need of promotion of competences, especially regarding the intercultural competence. We position ourselves in a functionalist perspective, in line with the work on paradigms of Burell and Morgan (2017) and Deetz (1996) in social sciences and Cross-Cultural Management. We present these results from a functionalist perspective in order to ensure the greatest possible "objectivity".

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Author:Petia GenkovaORCiD, Henrik Schreiber
Title (English):Diversity beliefs and Diversity Climate: Potentials for Organisations
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Year of Completion:2019
Release Date:2019/11/06
Tag:Diversity Climate; Diversity Competence; Diversity Potentials; Immigrants; Leadership
IACCM 2019 IÉSEG Conference Paris, France, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2019
To order the print edition:1741932904
Faculties:Fakultät WiSo
DDC classes:100 Philosophie und Psychologie / 150 Psychologie
Review Status:Akzeptierte Fassung