The Diversity Training Activity Book

50 Activities for Promoting Communication and Understanding at Work

Author: Jonamay Lambert,Selma Myers

Publisher: Amacom

ISBN: 9780814415368

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 323

View: 1443

The Diversity Training Activity Book addresses such fundamental issues as change, communication, gender at work, and conflict resolution. Filled with activities, role playing exercises, sample icebreakers, and case studies, this book will help all employees create a more harmonious, open workplace no matter what their cultural background.

50 Activities for Diversity Training

Author: Jonamay Lambert,Selma Myers

Publisher: Human Resource Development

ISBN: 0874259800

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 313

View: 7802

Includes learning objectives, facilitator guidance, and reproducible materials. Training objectives: illustrate how cultural differences may impact behavior; increase awareness of the impact of culture; demonstrate skills for managing a culturally diverse workplace; address issues of gender in the workplace. Includes: icebreakers; participative exercises; role-plays; etc. Each 15 to 45 minutes.

Pfeiffer's Classic Activities for Diversity Training

Author: Jack Gordon

Publisher: Pfeiffer

ISBN: 9780787979188

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 7047

Pfeiffer?s Classic Activities for Diversity Training provides a wide range of approaches -- activities, exercises, and models -- to help understand and leverage a diverse workforce. This essential resource offers a ?valuing? approach that puts the emphasis on reframing diversity in the workplace as an opportunity to improve organizational performance. A compilation of material carefully chosen from three decades of the Pfeiffer Annuals and Handbooks, Pfeiffer?s Classic Activities for Diversity Training is a treasure chest of sound theory and practical tools that can be put to use immediately whether you're a trainer or a consultant. This mix of articles, activities, and instruments -- including questionnaires and surveys -- supports training on such critical topics as managing diversity, preventing sexual harassment, understanding generational differences, organizational value conflicts, disability awareness, intercultural negotiation, relationship building, the effects of culture on behavior and work style, understanding employee motivation, and much more. Order your copy today and get a time-tested collection of working tools for understanding and maximizing the potential of workplace diversity.

Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching

A Manual for Students and Educators

Author: Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387277714

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 7665

Acknowledgements Section 1. Foundations 3 Chapter 1. Introduction: How to Use this Manual.. ................... Chapter 2. How Do We Understand Difference?. ...................... 17 Section 2. Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership 29 Chapter 3. Cultural Values and Worldview.. ............................ Chapter 4. Socioeconomic Status.. ....................................... 4 1 ............................................ 5 1 Chapter 5. Race and Ethnicity.. Chapter 6. Language in the Classroom.. .................................. 67 Chapter 7. Working with Diverse Families: Parental Partnership in Education.. ........................................ 8 1 viii Table of Contents Section 3 . Dimensions of Difference: Gender Chapter 8 . Gender ............................................................ Chapter 9 . Sexual Orientation and Youth ................................. Section 4 . Other Challenges to Diversity Chapter 10 . Bullying in Schools ............................................. Chapter 1 1 . Creating Community through Classroom Management .. Chapter 12 . Child Abuse and Resilience .................................. Section 5 . Understanding Exceptional Microcultures Chapter 13 . Exceptional Microcultures: Dealing with Trauma ...... Chapter 14 . Exceptional Microcultures: Youth with Emotional Disturbance- Childhood Depression. Eating Disorders .................. Chapter 15 . Exceptional Microcultures: How to Make a Referral .. Section 6 . Conclusion Chapter 16 . Conclusion: The Multicultural Educator .................. Selected Bibliography ...................................................... Glossary of Terms ........................................................... Appendix A . Sample Course Syllabus .................................... Appendix B . Educational Intervention Proposal Paper ................. Index ............................................................................ Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators is an excellent guide for preparing responsive teachers, capable of exploring the roots of a wide variety of types of diversity and acting with knowledge and sensitivity to improve student learning and self-efficacy.

Diversity Activities and Training Designs

Author: Julie O'Mara

Publisher: Pfeiffer

ISBN: 9780883904367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 385

View: 1295

Maximize your company's success and performance with this versatile collection of diversity activities, lecturettes, resources, and training designs. Diversity Activities and Training Designs contains absolutely everything you need to facilitate a highly successful diversity training program. Use these practical diversity tools to: * Change policies, systems, and practices * Stimulate involvement for people who have been oppressed * Encourage behavior changes that will create a harmonious work environment * Reveal the benefits of a diverse work force to management * Coach managers in handling diversity on a daily basis . . . and much more! TIMING: Activities range from 15 min. to 3 hours. Training Designs range from 1/2-day to 2-day workshops. AUDIENCE: Suitable for all members of your organization.

Trainer's Diversity Source Book

50 Ready-to-use Activities, from Icebreakers Through Wrap Ups

Author: Jonamay Lambert,Selma Myers

Publisher: Society for Human Resource

ISBN: 9781586440633

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 214

View: 4449

Presenting fully developed diversity training activities and updated to include advice on facilitating diversity training, including case studies of difficult situations, refined exercises rewritten to include expanded activities, and diversity quotations, this handbook helps trainers and group leaders design and lead sessions that confront problems and tensions. Turning diversity from a challenge into an asset, these compelling, interactive, and engaging activities foster inclusive environments, allowing trainers to raise individual, team, and organizational awareness of a host of diversity issues. Developed to create safe places for dialogue, these activities allow workers to discuss "unspoken" challenging topics, increasing cultural awareness and competence for the entire organization. The guide's analysis of the activities' impact brings a fresh approach to and allows for an evaluation of these training aides. The CD-ROM includes all of the book's diversity activities and templates for announcements, memos and reports. Trainer's Diversity Source Book brings new concepts and usefulness to the proven tools of activities and icebreakers. It includes compelling, interactive, engaging activities that foster inclusive, positive environments that encourage participants to examine diversity issues through different lenses. Using these short exercises, trainers can: - Raise individual, team and organizational awareness about a host of diversity issues. - Create safe spaces for dialogue about often "unspoken" and at times challenging topics in the workplace. - Increasing cultural awareness and competence among individuals, teams and organizations. The chapter on Diversity Facilitation Skills shares the lessons learned by the authors in over 30 combined years of diversity leadership in discussion and real-life case studies. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all 50 exercises and additional resources that you can easily download and adapt to your own needs. Written for human resource professionals, consultants, trainers, and anyone who is faced with the task of corporate diversity training, the Trainer's Diversity Source Bookand its packed CD-ROM will save you time and money with its easily adaptable techniques and templates.

Diversity Training

Author: Cris Wildermuth,Susan D. Gray

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 9781562863722

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 193

View: 6665

Diversity Training puts a different and powerful spin on the term diversity. This volume offers a fresh perspective designed to help you and your organization find common ground. Start now by learning to differentiate myth from fact, get management on board, and increase employee job satisfaction and reduce turnover by creating a positive working environment for everyone. In addition, the icon-driven format is easy to follow, and the included CD-ROM is an essential companion.

The NASAGA Training Activity Book

Author: Judith M. Blohm

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118329961

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 2721

From the acclaimed North American Simulation and GamingAssociation, comes the much-anticipated The NASAGA TrainingActivity Book. This first-of-its-kind book offers a dynamiccollection of ready-to-use games, simulations, and activities. Withcontributions from expert trainers, educators, and simulation andgame designers, this highly accessible resource presents a varietyof activities that address the most common issues that trainers areasked to tackle including: Communication Conflict management Creativity Customer service/sales/marketing Decision making/problem solving MulticulturAL ISSUES Organization development Self-awareness/personal growth Team building Training of trainers Each activity is presented in detail, giving suggestions onset-up, group size, materials and equipment, process, anddebriefing. To address the wide range of training opportunities,the book includes at least two variations for each activity.Contributors demonstrate how to adapt each activity to ensurelearning is directly connected to instructional objectives andconsiderate of cultural issues. In addition, all the activities arecross-referenced to other uses. The NASAGA Training Activity Book is filled withillustrative examples that show how activities can be used formaximum results and includes several debriefing models that containreal answers to help facilitators during debriefing sessions.

50 Activities for Conflict Resolution

Author: Jonamay Lambert,Myers Selma

Publisher: Human Resource Development

ISBN: 1599965100

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 3803

This collection of activities, self-assessments, and exercises is especially useful as a resource to introduce the issue of conflict and its resolution as a part of workshops on management, leadership, communication, negotiation and diversity. The book is fully reproducible and flexibly organized in two sections. Part One includes twenty-five interactive group learning activities to explore conflict and provide practice in skills that help to resolve it. Part Two consists of twenty-five individualized exercises and assessments that are ideal for pre-work prior to group training sessions, or they can be distributed to participants for their own self-development. All of the activities and assessments are reproducible and include participant materials and notes for the instructor Selected Contents Part One: Group Workshop Activities: Two Responses to Conflict: Fight or Flight; How Can We Both Win? A Quick Demonstration; Individual Conflict Styles: A Zoological Approach; Approaches to Conflict: Role Play Demonstration; When Conflict Creates Stress, Don't Just Stand There...; Introduction to Listening: A Self Inventory; Red Flags; Benefits and Barriers: Exploring Third Party Intervention; Mismatched? Are You Reading the Non-Verbal Cues?; Constructive or Destructive Conflict: Lessons to be Learned; Gaining a Different Perspective; Assumptions: Who Needs 'Em?; Portrait of a Peacemaker; What Kind of Question is That?; Third-Party Mediation; Formulating Clear Agreements Part Two: Individualized Exercises and Assessments: Self-Assessment in Dealing with Differences; Analyzing A Conflict: Is It Worth Getting Into?; In the Heat of the Moment; How to Deal with Hot Buttons; Resolving a Conflict through Planning; Mediation: Test Your Knowledge; First Thoughts About Others: Perception IQ Quiz; Uncovering the Hidden Agenda; Your Turn: A Non-Judgmental Exercise; Supportive Listening: What's Your Score?; Escalate vs. Acknowledge: The Choice is Yours; Eight Different Points of View

Cultural diversity in the workplace

issues and strategies

Author: George Henderson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

View: 6775

"...provides a useful framework for managers to recognize cultural differences, and it outlines strategies for addressing issues related to diversity and conflict. The book's real value lies in its comprehensive approach, which prompts the reader to search further for a greater understanding of the issues." Security Management

The Diversity Toolkit

How You Can Build and Benefit from a Diverse Workforce

Author: William Sonnenschein

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780809228423

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 210

View: 8928

Discusses the leadership and communication skills needed to create a workplace environment that is positive, supportive, nondiscriminatory, and productive

The ASTD Trainer's Sourcebook


Author: Tina Rasmussen

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070534384

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 294

View: 7482

Presents toolkits and instructions for creating effective, personalized training programs. This series contains what you needed to design and conduct training sessions. Developed in association with the American Association for Training and Development, it covers some of the topics in training, from leadership, to diversity, to team-building.

The Managing Diversity Survival Guide

A Complete Collection of Checklists, Activities, and Tips

Author: Lee Gardenswartz

Publisher: Irwin Professional Publishing


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 243

View: 4877

Today's organizations continue to invest heavily in diversity training. Packed with over 80 activities, worksheets, charts, surveys, checklists, and transparency masters that cover everything from interviewing to communicating to coaching employees in a diverse workplace, this guide lends itself to all diversity environments. Includes 3.5" diskette.

Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527503742

Category: Executive ability

Page: 382

View: 4946

Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Managing diversity in health care manual

proven tools and activities for leaders and trainers

Author: Lee Gardenswartz,Anita Rowe

Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc Pub

ISBN: 9780787943936

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 9262

Practical Approaches to Exploring the Complex Issues of Cultural Diversity Turn strategy into immediate action with diversity training made easy. This versatile collection of activities, resources, and training materials is designed to facilitate a successful training program in any kind of health care organization. This unique tool kit reinforces the concepts presented in Gardenswartz and Rowe's Managing Diversity in Health Care and presents practical, ready-to-use tools-including a disk containing computerized forms-ideal for creating customized training agendas. The Managing Diversity in Health Care Manual provides a complete program guide for developing and conducting successful sessions in diversity, team development, customer service and satisfaction, conflict resolution, and community relations."A 'must have' for anyone involved in diversity education in the health care community. The many exceptional tools not only address diversity awareness specific to the health care environment, but provide very practical approaches to exploring complex issues of cultural diversity unique to the relationship between health care provider and patient."--Margaret Burke, director, educational services, Providence Seattle Medical Center"Comprehensive and user friendly. These exceptional authors have combined their years of experience studying diversity issues with practical insight about how those issues affect health care, and what to do to capitalize on them. This manual is a must for anyone in health care faced with managing not only a diverse workforce, but also a diverse population of patients and referring health care providers, in an increasingly competitive managed care environment."--Wendy Kissinger, manager, employee relations, Shands Hospital at the University of Florida "Recognizing that the composition of the health care work force reflects the changing demographics in our society, utilizing these practical tools will help any organization 'manage d

Die letzten vier Tage des Paddy Buckley


Author: Jeremy Massey

Publisher: carl´s books

ISBN: 3641169488

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 7466

Paddy Buckley ist mit Leib und Seele Bestatter. Als eine attraktive Witwe seine Zuwendung braucht, gibt er sie ihr – doch sie stirbt auf dem Höhepunkt seines körperlichen Trostes. Geschockt von diesem Erlebnis, überfährt er auf dem Heimweg einen Fußgänger. Der Tote ist der Bruder des gefährlichsten Gangsters von ganz Irland, Vincent Cullen. Jetzt hat er eine tote Witwe und einen toten Gangster am Hals, für die er obendrein auch noch die Beerdigung auszurichten hat! Er muss also höllisch aufpassen, sich nicht zu verraten. Denn Cullen hat geschworen, den Tod seines Bruders zu rächen. Eine rasante Verfolgungsjagd durch Dublin beginnt. Zum Glück ist Paddy einfallsreich und kann sich auf seine Freunde verlassen ... Ein höchst amüsantes Betrugsmanöver und ein ausgebufftes Verwechslungsspiel um einen Leichnam vollenden diesen köstlichen, makabren und warmherzigen Roman.

Teaching About Culture, Ethnicity, and Diversity

Exercises and Planned Activities

Author: Theodore M. Singelis

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 150631936X

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

View: 9016

This book of structured activities for use in teaching about culture, ethnicity and diversity comprises easy-to-use classroom and training exercises that are both engaging to participants and effective as learning tools. The contributors offer tools to those teachers and trainers who strive to increase understanding of and communication between ethnic and racial groups. The book is arranged so that users may easily draw upon the activities to involve students and bring abstract concepts into the realm of the students' own experiences.