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Hispanics in the Workplace : Sage Sourcebooks for the Human Services (Paperback) - Stephen B. Knouse

Hispanics in the Workplace

Sage Sourcebooks for the Human Services (Paperback)

By: Stephen B. Knouse (Editor), Paul Rosenfeld (Editor), Amy Culbertson (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1992
ISBN: 9780803939448
Number Of Pages: 304

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As cultural diversity is increasingly placed on the organization agenda, managers and policymakers need to learn more about the impact of Hispanics in the workplace. Little research exists on this issue, even though Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the US and comprise a significant portion of the work force. This volume presents original contributions from key researchers on such critical issues as acculturation and bias, mentoring and support systems, employment discrimination, and the special issues faced by Chicana and Puerto Rican women workers.

Hispanics and Work
An Overview
Employment Factors
Hispanic Work Force Characteristics
Hispanic Earnings and Employment in the 1980s
Acculturation of Hispanics
Cognitive and Motivational Bases of Bias
Implications of Aversive Racism for Attitudes Toward Hispanics
Problems at Work
Litigated Employment Discrimination Cases Based on National Origin
Comparison of Hispanic National Origin to all National Origin Cases
Occupational and Economic Stressors Among Immigrant and United States-Born Hispanics
Mentoring Support Systems for Work
The Mentoring Process for Hispanics
Mentoring for the Hispanic
Mapping Emotional Support
Hispanic Women and Work
Walking on Eggshells
Chicanas in the Labor Force
The Psychological Experience of Puerto Rican Women at Work
The Hispanic Experience in Government and Private Work Sectors
Hispanics in the Military
Hispanic Representation in the Federal Government
Lessons from the Navy's Equal Employment Opportunity Enhancement Research Program
Culture and Identity Among Hispanic Managers in an Anglo Business
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ISBN: 9780803939448
ISBN-10: 0803939442
Series: Sage Sourcebooks for the Human Services (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st May 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.39