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Toward the Benefits of Multicultural Management

  • Donna E. Thompson
  • Nancy DiTomaso
Part of the Plenum Studies in Work and Industry book series (SSWI)

Abstract

Minorities are not making the same progress as nonminorities in the executive ranks. As we have discussed throughout the book, the organizing framework we have used to explore this fact has been the problem-solving process. We hope this volume has provided the reader with some ideas about what can and should be done, rather than what has not been done. Much of the previous work on the topic has documented the problems faced by minorities rather than their progress. This book has taken a proactive approach to the topic. It has attempted to provide the background for a better understanding of why minority managers have not yet reached top management positions in proportionate numbers in most corporations as well as what has been done to ensure their success. In this final chapter, we would like to conclude with some thoughts on the future.

Keywords

Career Development Affirmative Action Corporate Culture Female Manager Minority Manager 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donna E. Thompson
    • 1
  • Nancy DiTomaso
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers Graduate School of ManagementNewarkUSA

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