Effective and Creative Leadership in Diverse Workforces

Improving Organizational Performance and Culture in the Workplace

  • Bethany K. Mickahail
  • Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino
    Pages 1-9
  3. Andrea Taylor, Felix Santiago, Rilla Hynes
    Pages 11-42
  4. Rose Littlejohn
    Pages 43-64
  5. Rilla Hynes, Bethany K. Mickahail
    Pages 65-99
  6. Andrea Taylor, Felix Santiago, Josephine Hauer, Rilla Hynes, Bethany K. Mickahail
    Pages 101-153
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 155-158

About this book


This book examines the role of corporate culture in the execution of successful strategies for diversity and innovation. It explores how information is communicated across real organizations and how diversity impacts the effectiveness of the communication. As modern communication becomes more challenging within diverse groups, the varying content and contexts must be considered. Communications across a diverse organization requires thought and understanding. Further, though a workforce may be diverse, it may not properly function. Effective and creative leadership is needed to employ a diverse workforce for the greatest impact on company culture and performance. With its model and case studies illustrating how diversity helps shape corporate culture, this book serves as a valuable resource for HR researchers and scholar-practitioners.


diversity management workplace diversity corporate culture transformational leadership Communication change management organizational culture effective leadership

Editors and affiliations

  • Bethany K. Mickahail
    • 1
  • Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino
    • 2
  1. 1.Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts, Doctoral Faculty at the College of Management & TechnologyWalden UniversityMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Campus Director, Capital Area CampusAna G. Mendez University SystemWheatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-02347-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-02348-5
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