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This resource guide was designed to assist you in locating good sources of information about topics related to diversity in organizations.
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You can search for articles on this page. It also provides links to individual databases that are good to search in for topics related to organizational diversity.
BSC Sample Searches
There are links to sample searches in the "Business Source Complete" database you can modify to find what you need.
Allows you to search for books owned by Columbia College and by other libraries in the MOBIUS consortium. Instructions are provided for how to request books from MOBIUS libraries. Provides Information on a few selected Columbia College print books on topics related to diversity in organizations.
You can search for e-books found in our databases. There is also a link to a sample search in the EBSCOhost eBook Collection you can modify to find what you need. There are also links to selected individual e-books on topics related to diversity in organizations.
Find Essays in E-Books
Provides links to selected essays which are from e-books in the EBSCOhost eBook Collection, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Salem Press databases
Find Essays in Credo Reference E-Books
Provides links to selected essays which are from e-books in the Credo Reference database.
You can search for streaming videos and video segments in the Films on Demand database. There are also links to selected individual streaming videos on topics related to diversity in organizations.
Find Workplace Demographics
Provides links to resources from which you can find employment data broken down by demographics, such as age, sex, and race.
Below are links to several Research Starters. They summarize discipline-specific topics, thus helping students understand the subject and learn of keywords to use when searching for more information on the topic. The Research Starters come from the Cougar Search Discovery Service.
Employment Discrimination - Research Starter
This article available via the Cougar Search Discovery Service defines employment discrimination and then provides information about legal protection against such discrimination.
Prejudice and Discrimination: Research Starters
Here you will find links to several other Research Starter essays related to prejudice and discrimination, such as discriminatory behaviors, intentional vs. unintentional discrimination, reduction of prejudice, racial & ethnic discrimination, and sex discrimination.
Gender and Management - Research Starter
This article available via the Cougar Search Discovery Service examines the impact of gender in the workplace. The impact of gender on the composition of the management team is analyzed and current trends of women in management are reviewed. Changes in the workplace over the last three decades as the number of women in the workplace has increased are explained including the emergence of the family-friendly workplace. The types of benefits offered by family-friendly companies are reviewed. Employment statistics on women in the workplace, the occupations in which women work, and the salary differentials between women and men are presented.
Implicit Bias - Research Starter
This article available via the Cougar Search Discovery Service provides a definition and overview of implicit bias.
Stereotypes: Research Starters
Here you will find links to several other Research Starter essays related to stereotyping, such as Prejudice and Stereotyping, Stereotype Threat, Stereotyping and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy, African American Stereotypes, Immigrant Stereotyping in the U.S., etc.
Related Columbia College Library Resource Guides
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