Diversity, affect and embodiment in organizing

Marianna Fotaki*, Alison Pullen

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

4 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Bringing together research from critical diversity studies and organization theory, this edited collection challenges unspoken norms and patterns of discrimination in organizational bodies. The authors problematize the management of diversity by focusing on the differentiations between racialized, aged, gendered and sexed bodies. By taking a fresh approach and placing the body at the forefront of power relations, this thought-provoking book seeks to challenge the homogenizing and oppressive dimensions of organizational governance, structure and culture that deny bodily difference. An insightful read for scholars of HRM, diversity management and organization, Diversity, Affect and Embodiment in Organizing encourages an active approach to tackling discrimination and recognizes the diversity of embodied lives.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages338
ISBN (Electronic)9783319989174
ISBN (Print)9783319989167
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Personnel management
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Multiculturalism
  • Organization
  • Manpower policy
  • Employee health promotion
  • Diversity Management/Women in Business
  • Human Resource Development
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing
  • Diversity in the workplace

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