Diversity and groups /

Diversity results from the constellation of individual traits, characteristics, identities, experiences, and knowledge that individuals bring to a group. When individuals come together in groups, the similarities and differences among them may have a profound influence on how they feel, communicate,...

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Other Authors: Phillips, Katherine W.
Format: eBook
Published: Bingley, UK : JAI/Emerald Group, 2008.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Research on managing groups and teams ; v. 11.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Demographic faultlines and creativity in diverse groups / Lisa H. Nishii and Jack A. Goncalo
  • Contextual reexamination of work team diversity research: review and future agenda / Aparna Joshi and Hyuntak Roh
  • Taking advantage of differences: increasing team innovation through identity integration / Chi-Ying Cheng, Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks and Fiona Lee
  • Duo status: disentangling the complex interactions within a minority of two / Denise Lewin Loyd, Judith B. White and Mary Kern
  • In search of significance: a role-set approach to uncovering the social importance of demographic categories / Ray Reagans
  • Metaperceptions in diverse work groups: intrapersonal perspectives and intragroup processes / Eden B. King, Seth Kaplan and Steve Zaccaro
  • Self-disclosure: beneficial for cohesion in demographically diverse work groups? / Tracy L. Dumas, Nancy P. Rothbard and Katherine W. Phillips
  • To be enhanced, understood, distinct, or to belong?: the role of multiple identity motives in homogeneous and diverse groups / Margaret E. Ormiston and Elaine M. Wong
  • Beyond information exchange: new perspectives on the benefits of racial diversity for group performance / Samuel R. Sommers
  • Diversity, newcomers, and team innovation: the importance of a common identity / Floor Rink and Naomi Ellemers
  • Harnessing the power of emergent interdependence to promote diverse team collaboration / Heather M. Caruso and Anita Williams Woolley
  • Language of bias: a linguistic approach to understanding intergroup relations / Quinetta M. Roberson, Bradford Bell and Shanette C. Porter
  • Capstone chapter for the volume: Integrating themes and future research opportunities in work group diversity / Jennifer A. Chatman.