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Mapping equity and diversity : from counting to culture change

French, Erica L. & Simpson, Lynette (2010) Mapping equity and diversity : from counting to culture change. In Barnes, Alisoon, Balnave, Nikola, & Lafferty, George (Eds.) Proceedings of the 24th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference – Work in Progress : Crises, Choices and Continuity, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ), Sydney Trades Hall, Sydney.

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Abstract

This paper investigates the links between various approaches to managing equity and diversity and their effectiveness in changing the measures of inclusivity of women in organisations as a means of auditing and mapping managing diversity outcomes in Australia. The authors argue that managing diversity is more than changing systems and counting numbers it is also about managing the substantive culture change required in order to achieve inclusivity particularly intercultural inclusivity. Research in one sector of the education industry that investigated the competency skills required for culture change is offered as a model or guide for understanding and reflecting upon intercultural competency and its sequential development.

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ID Code: 31735
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: The proceedings of this conference can be freely accessed via the publisher's website (see Additional URL)
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Keywords: Equity, Diversity, Culture Change
ISBN: 9780980608526
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Collection copyright 2010 AIRAANZ
Copyright Statement: All rights reserved. Except under the conditions described in the Copyright Act 1968 of Australia and subsequent amendments, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owner.
Deposited On: 14 Apr 2010 07:59
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2012 19:10

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