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The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America

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The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America

Ann M. Morrison

ISBN: 978-0-787-90184-4 January 1996 Jossey-Bass 352 Pages

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By the year 2000, white males will represent less than one third of the American workforce. In this universally praised work, Ann Morrison, co-author of Breaking The Glass Ceiling, becomes the first to offer companies practical strategies for moving tomorrow's new leaders -- white women and people of color -- into the executive ranks. Using personal interviews with nearly 200 managers in organizations noted for their model diversity programs, Morrison presents a very definite, step-by-step action plan that will prove invaluable to leaders looking to guide their businesses into the next century.
Introduction: Diversity: The Turbulent Evolution of a SensitiveIssue.

Part One: Leadership Diversity as Strategy.

1. Achieving Benefits from Leadership Diversity.

2. Challenging the Barriers to Opportunity.

3. Setting Goals for Sustained Leadership Development.

Part Two: Leadership Diversity as Procedure.

4. Establishing Accountability for Diversity.

5. Creating Meaningful Development Opportunities.

6. Using Recruitment to Build Diversity.

Part Three: Leadership Diversity as Action.

7. Step One: Discover (and Rediscover) Diversity Problems in YourOrganization.

8. Step Two: Strengthen Top-Management Commitment.

9. Step Three: Choose Solutions That Fit a Balanced Strategy.

10. Step Four: Demand Results and Revisit the Goals.

11. Step Five: Use Building Blocks to Maintain Momentum.

Conclusion: Meeting the Challenges of Leadership Diversity.
?Morrison's insights into pinpointing barriers to diversity anddeveloping solutions are invaluable for entrepreneurs with enoughvision to see their businesses in?and guide them into?the nextcentury.?

"Picks up where her first book, Breaking the Glass Ceiling, leftoff."

"A practical guide to creating more powerful institutions byincorporating the talents and abilities of all sectors of ourdiverse culture." (Ann W. Richards, governor of Texas)

"If you have just been charged by your institution withresponsibility for designing a program to increasediversity--ethnic and gender--at all levels of management, this isa how-to book for you."