Download Discrimination at Work: The Psychological and Organizational by Robert L. Dipboye, Adrienne Colella PDF

By Robert L. Dipboye, Adrienne Colella

This quantity brings jointly most sensible students in business and organizational psychology with social psychologists to discover the study and thought with regards to quite a few components of office discrimination. a few of the members to this ebook participated in a convention on place of work discrimination held at Rice college in may well 2000. the belief got here from the belief that there have been no try to compile a few of the literatures at the subject. Discrimination and problems with employment range are major subject matters this day in IO psychology, company, and human source administration. This edited quantity examines the next parts of this crucial discussion:*how to give an explanation for discrimination in organizations;*understanding discrimination opposed to particular teams; and*implications for useful efforts to lessen discrimination.This ebook brings jointly, in a single quantity, a evaluate of the examine on discrimination according to race, age, sexual orientation, gender, actual visual appeal, incapacity, and character. moreover, it explores the multilevel antecedents and capability bases for a common version of discrimination within the office. whereas social mental examine and concept have supplied worthy insights, an realizing of discrimination within the office and options would require incorporating components on the organizational point as well as components on the person and crew degrees. even though a definitive version isn't really reached, the purpose of this article is to facilitate destiny study and idea.

Show description

Read or Download Discrimination at Work: The Psychological and Organizational Bases PDF

Similar constitutional law books

Bound by Our Constitution

What distinction does a written structure make to public coverage? How have ladies staff fared in a kingdom certain by means of constitutional ideas, in comparison with these now not lined by way of formal, written promises of reasonable method or equitable final result? to enquire those questions, Vivien Hart lines the evolution of minimal salary guidelines within the usa and Britain from their universal origins in women's politics round 1900 to their divergent results in our day.

Das allgemeine Verwaltungsrecht als Ordnungsidee: Grundlagen und Aufgaben der verwaltungsrechtlichen Systembildung

Verwaltungsrecht soll dem Einzelnen Schutz gewähren und der Verwaltung zu wirkungsvoller und effizienter Erfüllung ihrer Aufgaben rechtlich den Weg ordnen. Dieser Doppelauftrag sieht sich vor zahlreichen neuen Herausforderungen: used to be kann die Gesetzesgebundenheit der Verwaltung angesichts komplexer Risikolagen noch leisten?

Philosophy, The Federalist, and the Constitution

Right here, Morton White offers the 1st synoptic view of the main philosophical principles within the Federalist. utilizing the instruments of philosophy and highbrow historical past, White extracts and examines the interlocking thought of data, doctrine of normative ethics, psychology of motivation, or even metaphysics and theology, all of which have been utilized in diversified levels through the founding fathers in protection of the structure.

Boundaries of Her Body: A Troubling History of Women's Rights in America

No matter what your political views, when you are a lady, you need to recognize what the legislations says approximately you. the bounds of Her physique is the definitive heritage of the cycle of advances and setbacks that characterizes women's rights in the United States. writer Debran Rowland covers emotionally charged concerns with considerate element, delivering perception into the techniques utilized by politicians and lobbyists to defeat long-standing legislations.

Additional resources for Discrimination at Work: The Psychological and Organizational Bases

Sample text

Situational factors (such as interde­ pendence) or perceivers' motivations (such as a desire for accuracy) can produce more individuated impressions. Stereotypic impressions tend to 2. INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL DISCRIMINATION 15 strengthen, however, when perceivers rely on group-based information. Social identity theory (Tajfel & Turner, 1979) and self-categorization theory (Turner, 1985) further emphasize that when personal identity is salient, a person's individual needs, standards, beliefs, and motives primarily deter­ mine behavior; in contrast, when social identity is salient, collective needs, goals, and standards are primary.

Once categorization occurs, members of other groups are viewed as similar to one another (the outgroup homogeneity effect) and as having common characteristics. Traits often are overemphasized in stereotypes of outgroups because dispositional attributions of this type offer stable explanations for the group's behavior, which enhance feelings of predictability. , lazy, incompetent, emotional) frequently evolves from existing differences in group roles or statuses within a society and serves to justify and perpetuate these status differences (Jost, Burgess, & Mosso, 2001).

It is our impression that much of the literature on I/O psychology stays within the framework of the law to educate and assist employers in how to best comply with these laws. The authors in this book were encouraged to go beyond existing legal thinking and incorporate a multidisciplinary per­ spective. , race, sex, disability); and (III) the implications of research and the­ ory for policy and practice aimed at reducing discrimination. We chose to divide the book into these three parts because they reflect the general lines of psychologically based research conducted in the area of employ­ ment discrimination.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 30 votes