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LUBS3002 - Module Reading List

Diversity Management, 2011/12, Semester 2
Jean Gardiner
J.Gardiner@lubs.leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Part 1: Introduction to diversity management

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1 Why diversity management?

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Key readings

CIPD (2006) Managing Diversity Measuring Success. London: CIPD, Accessed at: http://www.cipd.co.uk/subjects/dvsequl/general/_mngdivmscs.htm? IsSrchRes=1

Foster, C. and Harris, L. (2005) 'Easy to say, difficult to do: diversity management in retail.' In Human resource management journal, 15, 3, 4-17.

Hoque, K. and Noon, M. (2004) 'Equal opportunities policy and practice in Britain: evaluating the 'empty shell' hypothesis', Work, employment and society 18, 3, 481-506

Kersley, B., Alpin, C., Forth, J., Bryson, A., Bewley, H., Dix, G. and Oxenbridge, S. (2006) 'Equality, Diversity and Work-Life Balance'. (Ch 9) Inside the workplace : findings from the 2004 workplace employment relations survey. London: Routledge

Liff, S. (1999) 'Diversity and equal opportunities: room for a constructive compromise? ' Human resource management journal 9 (1): 65-75

Shen, J., Chanda, A., D'Netto, B. and Monga, M. (2009) 'Managing diversity through human resource management: an international perspective and conceptual framework'. International journal of human resource management. 20: 2, 235-51.

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Additional readings

CBI (2008) Talent not tokenism. The business benefits of workforce diversity, CBI, TUC, EHRC Report, accessed at http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/talentnottokenism.pdf

Kandola, R. and Fullerton J. (1998) (2nd ed.) Diversity in action : managing the mosaic (London: Institute of Personnel and Development) pp. 6-20

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2: The business case for diversity and the role of regulation

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Key readings

Dickens, L. (1999) 'Beyond the business case: a three-pronged approach to equality action', in Human resource management journal vol. 9 (1), pp. 9-19

Kirton, G. and Green, A.M. (2005) 'Theorizing policy approaches to equality and diversity' (Ch. 5), in The dynamics of managing diversity : a critical approach London: Elsevier.

Kochan, T., Bezrukova, K., Ely, R., Jackson, S., Joshi, A., Jehn, K., Leonard, J., Levine, D. and Thomas, D. (2003) 'The effects of diversity on business performance: Report of the diversity research network'. Human resource management, 42, 1: 3-21.

Noon, M.  ( 2007) 'The fatal flaws of diversity and the business case for ethnic minorities'. Work, employment and society 21(4): 773–784

Thomas, D. A. and Ely, R. J. (1996) 'Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity'. Harvard business review, Sept.-Oct: 79-90

Tomlinson, F. and Schwabenland, C. (2010) 'Reconciling Competing Discourses of Diversity? The UK Non-Profit Sector Between Social Justice and the Business Case'. Organization : the interdisciplinary journal of organization, theory and society 17(1): 101–121

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Additional Readings

Dickens, L. (2005) 'Walking the Talk? Equality and Diversity in Employment. In Bach, S. (ed.) Managing human resources : personnel management in transition Fourth Edition. Oxford: Blackwell.

Greene, A., Kirton, G. and Wrench, J. (2005) 'Trade Union Perspectives on Diversity Management: A Comparison of the UK and Denmark'. European journal of industrial relations, 11, 2: 179-96.

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Part 2: Equality and diversity strands

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3: Gender and equal pay

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Key readings

Adams, L., Carter, K. and Schafer, S. (2006) Equal pay reviews survey 2005, Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Working Paper Series no.42. Manchester: EOC

Equal Pay Task Force (2001) Just Pay (Manchester: Equal Opportunities Commission), especially pp. 10-46 available at http://www4.btwebworld.com/equalpaytaskforce/whatsnew/JustPayE.pdf

Heery, E. (2006) 'Equality Bargaining: Where, Who, Why? ', Gender, work and organization, 13, 6, 522-542.

Lewis, R and Smee, S. (2009) Closing the gap: does transparency hold the key to unlocking pay inequality. Fawcett Society. Available at http://www.fawcettsociety.org.uk/documents/Closing%20the%20Gap%20-%20does%20transparency%20hold%20the%20key%20to%20unlocking%20pay%20equality(1).pdf

Walby, S. and Olsen, W. (2004) Modeling gender pay gaps, Manchester: EOC Available at: http http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/sociology/papers/walby-modellinggenderpaygapswp17.pdf

Women and Work Commission (2006) Shaping a fairer future. London: Women and Equality Unit, Cabinet Office. chapter 5, 'Improving Workplace Practice', pp. 71-97.

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Additional Readings

Joshi, H., Makepeace, G. and Dolton, P. (2007) 'More or less unequal? Evidence on the Pay of Men and Women from the British Birth Cohort Studies.' Gender, work and organization 14, 1, 37-52.

Grimshaw, D. and Rubery, J. (2007) Undervaluing Women's Work (Manchester: Equal Opportunities Commission) Chapter 4 'Undervaluation at the workplace', pp.47-73 (Please ask tutor)

Thornley, C. (2007) 'Working part-time for the State. Gender, Class and the Public Sector Pay Gap.' Gender, work and organization 14, 5, 454-475.

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4: Race and ethnicity

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Key readings

Deitch, E. A., Barsky, A., Butz, R. M., Chan, S., Brief, A. P. and Bradley, J. (2003) 'Subtle yet significant: The existence and impact of everyday racial discrimination in the workplace. Human relations 56, 11: 1299-324.

The Equalities Review (2007) Fairness and Freedom: The Final Report of the Equalities Review. Norwich: HMSO, chapter 4, 'Why do inequalities still persist? ' pp. 90-107. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/28_02_07_equality.pdf

Holdaway, S. and O'Neill, M. (2007) 'Where has all the racism gone? Views of racism in constabularies after Macpherson'. Ethnic and racial studies , 30, 3: 397-415.

Lewis, D. and Gunn, R. (2007) 'Workplace bullying in the public sector: understanding the racial dimension'. Public administration , 85, 3: 641-65.

Business in the community (2008) Race to the top: The place of ethnic minority groups within the UK workforce. Accessed at http://www.bitc.org.uk/media_centre/comment/race_inequality_is.html

Wrench, J. (2007) Diversity management and discrimination : immigrants and ethnic minorities in the EU (Aldershot: Ashgate), ch.6, Diversity Management and Anti-Discrimination pp. 115-27

TUC (2009) Tackling racism in the workplace : a negotiators' guide. London: Trades Union Congress.

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Additional readings

Ahmed, S. (2007) '”You end up doing the documentation rather than doing the doing”: Diversity, race equality and the politics of documentation'. Ethnic and racial studies , 30, 4: 590-609.

Virdee, S. (2006) '“Race”, employment and social change: A critique of current orthodoxies', Ethnic and racial studies , 29 (4): 605-28.

EHRC. (2010) 'How fair is Britain? Equality, Human Rights and Good Relations in 2010 The First Triennial Review'. London: Equalities and Human Rights Commission. http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/key-projects/triennial-review/full-report-and-evidence-downloads/ - look at chapter 11 on employment.

Ethnic Minority Employment Task Force. (2006) 'Ethnic Minorities in the Labour Market': http://www.emetaskforce.gov.uk/annual_report.as p. Last accessed 13 April 2008.

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5. Disability

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Barnes, C. and Mercer, G. (2005) 'Disability, work, and welfare: challenging the social exclusion of disabled people' Work, employment and society, 19, 3: 527-45

Cunningham, I., James, P. and Dibben, P. (2004) 'Bridging the Gap between Rhetoric and Reality: Line Managers and the Protection of Job Security for Ill Workers in the Modern Workplace'. British journal of management 15, 3: 273-90

Foster, D. (2007) 'Legal obligation or personal lottery? Employee experiences of adjustments in the public sector workplace'. Work, employment and society 21, 1: 67-84

Goss, D., Goss, F. and Adam-Smith, D. (2000) 'Disability and employment: a comparative critique of UK legislation'. International journal of human resource management, 11, 4: 807-21

Woodhams, C. and Corby, S. (2003) 'Defining Disability in Theory and Practice: A Critique of the British Disability Discrimination Act, 1995'. Journal of social policy, 32, 2: 159-78.

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Additional readings

Bruyere, S. and James, P. (1997) 'Disability Management and the Disability Discrimination Act' Human resource management journal 7, 2:5-17

Cunningham, I. and James, P. (2001) 'Managing Diversity and Disability Legislation: Catalysts for Eradicating Discrimination in the Workplace' in Noon, M., Ogbonna, E. (eds) Equality, diversity and disadvantage in employment (Basingstoke: Palgrave) pp. 103-17.

Disability Rights Commission (2007) DRC Legal Achievements: 2000–2007, Legal Bulletin Issue 12, Legacy Edition. Available at http:// www.equalityhumanrights.com

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6: Age

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Key readings

Barnes, H., Smeaton, D. and Taylor, R. (2009) 'An Ageing Workforce: the Employer's Perspective. The Institute for Employment Studies Report 468, especially ch. 4, 'Recruiting Older Workers', pp. 32-50. Accessed at: http://www.employment-studies.co.uk/pubs/report.php? id=468

Duncan, C. (2003) 'Assessing anti-ageism routes to older worker re-engagement'. Work, employment and society , 17, 1: 101-20

Loretto, W. and White, P. (2006) 'Employers' attitudes, practices and policies towards older workers'. Human resource management journal 16, 3: 313-30.

Riach, K. (2009) 'Managing “difference”: understanding age diversity in practice'. Human resource management journal 19, 3: 319-35.

Vickerstaff, S. (2006) 'Entering the Retirement Zone: How Much Choice do Individuals Have? Social policy and society, 5, 4: 507-17.

Weller, S. A. (2007) 'Discrimination, labour markets and the labour market prospects of older workers: what can a legal case teach us? ' Work, employment and society 21, 3: 417-37.

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Additional readings

McNair, S., Flynn, M. and Dutton, N (2007) Employer responses to an ageing workforce: a qualitative study Department for Work and Pensions, Research Report No 455, especially summary, pp. 1-8 and ch. 3, pp. 17-35. Accessed at: http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rrs-index.asp

Riach, K. (2006) 'Older Workers: Learning from Three International Experiences'. Social policy and society, 5, 4: 551-63.

· Wood, A., Robertson, M. and Wintersgill, D. (2010) A Comparative Review of International Approaches to Mandatory Retirement Department for Work and Pensions Research Report No 674 Norwich: HMSO
Available at http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2009-2010/rrep674.pdf  

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Part 3: Diversity management practice

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7: Recruitment and workforce diversity

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Key readings

Bradley, H., Healy, G., Forson, C. and Kaul, P. (2007) Workplace cultures: What does and does not work. Manchester: EOC, ch. 3 and ch. 6, pp. 18-27 and 51-71. Access at: http://hosted.busman.qmul.ac.uk/cred/docs/6521.pdf

Connor, H., Tyers, C., Modood, T., Hillage, J. (2004) Why the Difference? A Closer Look at Higher Education Minority Ethnic Students and Graduates Research Report No. 552, Department for Education and Skills, especially ch. 8 'Employer Perspective, pp. 105-24. Available at: http://www.employment-studies.co.uk/pdflibrary/rr552.pdf

Holgate, J. and Mckay, S. (2007) Institutional barriers to recruitment and employment in the audio visual industries. The effect on black and minority ethnic workers. London: Working Lives Research Institute, Chapter 3, pp.49-66 and chapter 6, pp. 97-107. Available at: http://learning.londonmet.ac.uk/wlri/docs/Audio%20Visual%20Final%20report%20v11.pdf

Hoque, K. and Noon, M. (1999) 'Racial discrimination in speculative applications: New optimism six years on'. Human resource management journal, 9, 3: 71-82.

Wood, M., Hales, J., Purdon, S., Sejersen, T. and Hayllar, O. (2009) A test for racial discrimination in recruitment practice in British cities. Department for Work and Pensions Research Report No 607. Accessed at: http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2009-2010/rrep607.pdf

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Additional readings

Jenkins, R. (1986) Racism and recruitment : managers, organisations and equal opportunity in the labour market (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) ch. 3 'Acceptability and suitability' pp. 46-79.

Stone, V. and Tuffin, R. (2000) Attitudes of People from Minority Ethnic Communities towards a Career in the Police Service, Police Research Series, Paper 136, available at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/prgpdfs/prs136.pdf

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8: Case studies in employment relations and diversity

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Key readings

Alleyne, A (2005) 'Invisible injuries and silent witnesses: The shadow of racial oppression in workplace contexts.' Psychodynamic practice. 11: 3: 283-299.

Dickens, L (1997) 'Gender, race and employment equality in Britian: inadequate strateies and the role of industrial relations actors.' Industrial relations journal 28: 4: 282–289.

Greene, AM and Kirton, G (2003) 'Advancing gender equality: the role of women-only trade union education.' Gender, work and organization 9: 1: 39-59.

Kirton, G and Green, A (2006) 'The discourse of diversity in unionised contexts: views from trade union equality officers.' Personnel review 35: 4: 431-448.

TUC (2009) Tackling racism in the workplace : a negotiators' guide. London: Trades Union Congress

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Additional Readings

Dickens, L (1999) 'Beyond the business case: a three-pronged approach to equality action.' Human resource management journal. 9: 1: 9-19.

Ellis, V (1988) 'Current trade union attempts to remove occupational segregation in the employment of women' in Walby, S. (ed.) Gender segregation at work. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Noon, M and Hoque, K (2001) 'Ethnic minorities and equal treatment: the impact of gender, equal opportunities policies and trade unions.' National Institute economic review. 176: 105-16.

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9: Career development and promotion

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Key readings

Evetts, J. (2000) 'Analysing Change in Women's Careers: Culture, Structure and Action dimensions', Gender, work and organization 7, 1, 57-67.

Liff, S. and Ward, K. (2001) 'Distorted Views through the Glass Ceiling: The Construction of Women's Understandings of their Promotion and Senior Management Positions.' Gender, work and organization 8, 1, 19-35.

Oakley, J. G. (2000) 'Gender-based Barriers to Senior Management Positions: Understanding the Scarcity of Female CEOs', Journal of business ethics 27, 321-334.

Singh, V, Kumra, S. and Vinnicombe, S (2002) Gender and Impression management: playing the promotion game. Journal of business ethics 37, 1, 77-89.

Stone, P. and Lovejoy, M. (2004) 'Fast track women and the 'choice' to stay home.' In Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 62-83.

Wirth, L. (2004) Breaking through the glass ceiling: Women in Management Update 2004. International Labour Office, Geneva. Chapters 3 and 7. Available at:http://www.ilo.org/dyn/gender/docs/RES/292/F267981337/Breaking%20Glass%20PDF%20English.pdf

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Additional readings

Davies-Netzley, S. (1998) 'Women above the glass ceiling.' Gender & society, 12, 3: 339-355.

Lane, N. (2000) 'The low status of female part-time NHS nurses: a bed pan ceiling? ' Gender, work and organization 7, 4: 221-237

Schroeder, A. Miles, A. Savage, M., Halford, S. and Tampubolon, G. (2008) Mobility, careers and inequalities: A study of work-life mobility and the returns from education Research report: 8Manchester Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Available at: : http://www.equality-ne.co.uk/downloads/347_Mobility.pdf

Sealy, R. Vinnicombe, S. and Doldar, E. (2009) The Female FTSE Board Report 2009. Cranfield School of Management Available at http://www.som.cranfield.ac.uk/som/dinamic-content/research/documents/ft2009.pdf

Tomlinson, J. (2006) 'Part-time occupational mobility in the service industries: regulation, work commitment and occupational closure.' The sociological review, 54, 1, 66-86.

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10: Work-life balance and flexible working

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Key readings

Kersley, B., Alpin, C., Forth, J., Bryson, A., Bewley, H., Dix, G. and Oxenbridge, S. (2006) 'Equality, Diversity and Work-Life Balance'. (Ch 9) Inside the workplace : findings from the 2004 workplace employment relations survey London: Routledge

Gambles, R. Lewis, S. and Rapoport, R. (2006) 'Global Stories from the Front line' in The myth of work-life balance : the challenge of our time for men, women and societies Chichester: Wiley & Sons.

Government Equalities Office (2009) Flexible working benefits and barriers: Perceptions of working parents. www.equalities.gov.uk at http://sta.geo.useconnect.co.uk/PDF/294951_GEO_flexible_working_acc.pdf

Gregory, A and Milner, S (2008) Fatherhood regimes and father involvement in France and the UK. Community, Work & Family, 11, 1, 61-84

Hass, L. and Hwang, C. (2008) The impact of taking parental leave on fathers' participation and relationship with children: some lessons from Sweden' Community, Work & Family, 11, 1, 85-105.

Lewis, S. and Smithson, J. (2001) 'Sense of entitlement to support for the reconciliation of employment and family life'. Human relations, 54, 11, 1455-81

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Additional Readings

Hyman, J., Scholarios, D., and Baldry, C., (2005) '“Daddy, I don't like these shifts you're working because I never see you”: Coping Strategies for Home and Work', in Houston, D. M. (ed.) Work-life balance in the 21st century. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 122-46.

Nadeem, S. and Hilary Metcalf, H. (2007) Work-life policies in Great Britain: What works, where and how? Employment Relations Research Series No. 77. London: Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR). Available at: http://www.bis.gov.uk/files/file40753.pdf

This list was last updated on 13/01/2012