Inclusion and Diversity Resources
list by Bernardo Ferdman (Updated 5-2009)
Essays on inclusion by B. M. Ferdman (“Inclusion starts with knowing yourself,” “Self-knowledge and inclusive interactions,” “The slippery slope of inclusion,” and “Inclusion and cultural transitions”) published in 2007 in San Diego Psychologist.
"So you have cultural diversity, now what? The tools and theories of inclusion" – article by Lisa Anderson, DiversityCentral.com (focusing on B. Ferdman’s approach to inclusion).
A Matter of Difference – (8 articles by B. M. Ferdman and M. N. Davidson in The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 2001 to 2004, focusing on diversity and inclusion)
Creating and Sustaining Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations: Strategies and Approaches. By E. Holvino, B. M. Ferdman, & D. Merrill-Sands (2004). In P. Stockdale & F. Crosby (Eds.), The Psychology and Management of Workplace Diversity (pp. 245-276). Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Dancing with Resistance: Leadership Challenges in Fostering a Culture of Inclusion. By I. Wasserman, P. V. Gallegos & B. M. Ferdman (in press). In K. M. Thomas (Ed.), Diversity resistance in organizations. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Working across Differences: Diversity Practices for Organizational Change. By E. Holvino & B. Sheridan. (2003, April).
Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity. By D. A. Thomas &. R. J. Ely. (Harvard Business Review, 1996, September-October).
Rethinking Political Correctness. By R. J. Ely, D. E., Meyerson, & M. N. Davidson (Harvard Business Review, 2006, September).
Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace. By M. E. Mor Barak. (2005). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
The Inclusion Breakthrough. By F. A. Miller & J. H. Katz. (1995). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler. (See also http://www.inclusionbreakthrough.com)
The Power of Inclusion. By M. C. Hyter & J. L. Turnock. (2005). Mississauga, Ontario: Wiley.
. By T. Cox, Jr. & R. L. Beale. (1997). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
Creating the Multicultural Organization: A Strategy for Capturing the Power of Diversity. By T. Cox, Jr. (2001). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Managing Diversity: The Courage to Lead. By E. Y. Cross. (2000). Westport, CT: Quorum.
The Promise of Diversity: Over 40 Voices Discuss Strategies for Eliminating Discrimination in Organizations. By E. Y. Cross, J. H. Katz, F. A. Miller, & E. W. Seashore. (Eds.). (1994). Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin.
The Global Diversity Desk Reference: Managing an International Workforce. By L. Gardenswartz, A. Rowe, P. Digh, & M. F. Bennett. (2003). San Francisco: Pfeiffer.
Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together, By W. N. Isaacs. (1999). New York: Doubleday. (See also: http://web.mit.edu/giving/spectrum/winter01/art-of-dialogue.html.)
Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most. By D. Stone, B. Patton, & S. Heen. (1999). New York: Penguin. (For summary, see http://www.beyondintractability.org/booksummary/10170/.)
Discussing the Undiscussable: A Guide to Overcoming Defensive Routines in the Workplace. By W. R. Noonan. (2007). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. (See also http://www.discussingtheundiscussable.com)
http://bernardoferdman.org - This website includes references and links to various articles – most focusing on issues of diversity and inclusion – written by Dr. Bernardo M. Ferdman.
http://www.instituteforinclusion.org – The Institute for Inclusion is a new organization whose mission is “to impact the world by making inclusion mindsets and behaviors preferred and common practices, and the language of inclusion the common language.”
http://www.diversitycentral.com – This website includes a large set of articles and other resources related to diversity and inclusion, including all the archives of Cultural Diversity at Work.
http://www.diversityinc.com – This is the companion website for DiversityInc Magazine, and includes articles from the magazine, blogs, news items, resources, and many links.
http://www.diversity-executive.com – This is the website for Diversity Executive Magazine. Articles and blogs address a range of up-to-date topics related to diversity and inclusion in organizations.
Bernardo M. Ferdman, Ph.D.
Marshall Goldsmith School of Management
Alliant International University
San Diego, California, USA
Updated May 2009