- The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations
- List of Illustrations
- List of Contributors
- Introduction: Mapping the Field of Diversity in Organizations
- The Politics of Equality and Diversity: History, Society, and Biography
- Duelling Dualisms: A History of Diversity Management
- Theories of Difference, Diversity, and Intersectionality: What Do They Bring to Diversity Management?
- Rethinking Diversity in Organizations and Society
- Reflections on Diversity and Inclusion Practices at the Organizational, Group, and Individual Levels
- Reframing Diversity Management
- Advancing Postcolonial Approaches in Critical Diversity Studies
- A Postcolonial Deconstruction of Diversity Management and Multiculturalism
- Queer Perspectives Fuelling Diversity Management Discourse: Theoretical and Empirical-Based Reflections
- Ambiguous Diversities: Practices and Perceptions of Diversity Management
- Individuals, Teams, and Organizational Benefits of Managing Diversity: An Evidence-Based Perspective
- Organizational Benefits through Diversity Management: Theoretical Perspectives on the Business Case
- Explaining Diversity Management Outcomes: What Can Be Learned from Quantitative Survey Research?
- Challenges and Opportunities: Contextual Approaches to Diversity Research and Practice
- In Search of the ‘Real’: The Subversive Potential of Ethnography in the Field of Diversity Management
- Collecting Narratives and Writing Stories of Diversity: Reflecting on Power and Identity in Our Professional Practice
- Rethinking Higher Education Diversity Studies through a Diversity Management Frame
- Global Diversity Management: Breaking the Local Impasse
- Entrepreneurship and Diversity
- Practices of Organizing and Managing Diversity in Emerging Countries: Comparisons between India, Pakistan, and South Africa
- Intersectionality at the Intersection: Paradigms, Methods, and Application—A Review
- The Intersectionalities of Age, Ethnicity, and Class in Organizations
- People with Disabilities: Identity, Stigmatization, Accommodation, and Intersection with Gender and Ageing in Effects on Employment Outcomes
- Of Race and Religion: Understanding the Roots of Anti-Muslim Prejudice in the United States
- Intersectionality, Social Identity Theory, and Explorations of Hybridity: A Critical Review of Diverse Approaches to Diversity
- Examining Diversity in Organizations from Critical Perspectives: The Validity of the Research Process
- Future Challenges for Practices of Diversity Management in Organizations
- From Here to There and Back Again: Transnational Perspectives on Diversity in Organizations
Abstract and Keywords
The chapter contextualizes and describes legislated, socio-political and organizational practices in managing diversity in three countries, namely India, Pakistan, and South Africa. The three countries serve as examples of emerging countries that have historical linkages with each other. Examples of how organizations within each country are responding to macro-level legislative practices are provided, highlighting the tensions and inconsistencies in applying legislation and its intent whilst dealing with country-specific realities. Diversity contrasts, such as integrating minorities in India and Pakistan, versus the integration of the majority in South Africa, are discussed, and attention is drawn to the emphasis placed on diversity categories such as gender and race. The chapter concludes with an overview of the differences in diversity management practices in the three countries.
University of Johannesburg
Stella M. Nkomo is a Professor of Business Leadership at the University of South Africa's Graduate School of Business Leadership. Her nationally recognized work on race and gender in organizations, managing diversity, and human resource management appears in numerous journals, edited volumes, and magazines. She is the co‐author of Our Separate Ways: Black and White Women and the Struggle for Professional Identity (Harvard Business School Press). Professor Nkomo is listed in Who's Who in the Managerial Sciences.
Laurentian University, School of Commerce and Administration
University of Huddersfield
Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University
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