Bernardo is an accomplished
Leadership and Organization Development Consultant with more than 28
years of experience working with diverse groups and organizations to
increase individual and collective effectiveness.
Marshall Goldsmith presents me with
the Outstanding International Scholar-Practitioner Award on behalf
of the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management at Alliant International
University, Nov. 2006:
Welcoming Fabian Núñez, Speaker of the California State
Assembly, to the stage.
On stage with Carolyn Lukensmeyer, lead co-facilitator and
President and Founder of AmericaSpeaks.
Selected writing on inclusion, by
starts with knowing yourself"
and inclusive interactions"
"The slippery slope of
"Inclusion and cultural
with resistance: Leadership challenges in fostering a culture of inclusion. (Chapter in K. M. Thomas, Ed., Diversity
resistance in organizations, C co-authored with Ilene C.
Wasserman and Placida V. Gallegos.)
and sustaining diversity and inclusion in organizations: Strategies and
(Chapter in M. S. Stockdale & F. J. Crosby, Eds., The psychology and
management of workplace diversity, co-authored with Evangelina
Holvino and Deborah Merrill-Sands, D.)
Martin N. Davidson)
and inclusion: What difference does it make?
and drawing the line: Are some differences too different? (Or: who's in,
who's out, and what difference does it make?).
What can I and my organization do about it?
and power: Reflections on dominance and subordination in organizations.
of inclusion (and exclusion).
the tough calls: Negotiating exclusion in inclusive and diverse
and there: A conversation about identity.
learning about inclusion: Continuing the dialogue.
identity and diversity in organizations: Bridging the gap between group
differences and individual uniqueness. (Chapter in M. M. Chemers,
S. Oskamp, & M. A. Costanzo, Eds., Diversity
in organizations: New perspectives for a changing workplace)
Selected writing on Latinos and Latino
identity, by Bernardo Ferdman:
Identity orientations of Latinos in the United States:
Implications for leaders and organizations. (Article in Business
Journal of Hispanic Research, with Placida Gallegos)
The Paradox of
Latino Leaders: Interview of Bernardo Ferdman by Marshall Goldsmith
for his column on BusinessWeek.com,
Marshall & Friends.
racial identity development.
(Chapter in C. L. Wijeyesinghe & B. W.
Jackson III, Eds., New perspectives on racial identity development: A
theoretical and practical anthology, with Placida Gallegos)
about fairness in the ethnically diverse workplace. (Article in Business and the
Contemporary World: An International Journal of Business, Economics, and
borders: The experience of a Mexican American HR manager in a maquiladora. (Case study in E. E. Kossek, S. A. Lobel, & R.
Oh, Eds., Managing diversity: Human resource strategies for transforming
the workplace. A field guide, with Placida Gallegos)
and identity among Hispanic managers in an Anglo business. (Chapter in S. B. Knouse, P. Rosenfeld, & A. Culbertson, Eds., Hispanics in the workplace, with