Diversity and inclusion in Latin American and Caribbean workplaces [electronic resource] : experiences, opportunities, and challenges / Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino, Ronald R. Rojas, editors.

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Other Authors: Aquino, Carlos Tasso Eira de, Rojas, Ronald R.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2020.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Notes on Contributors
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • 1 Introduction
  • References
  • Part I Diversity and Inclusion: The LA&C Region
  • 2 Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship: A Latin American and Caribbean Perspective
  • Introduction
  • Scholarship and Accreditation
  • Scholarship and Boyer's Model
  • Scholarship in Universities-Overview
  • An Existing Paradigm-A Think Tank in Diversity and Inclusion
  • Scholarship in Universities: A Proposal for Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Conclusion
  • References.
  • 3 Cultural Influences of Latin American and Caribbean Perceptions on Inclusion and Diversity
  • Introduction
  • Paradigm Shifts from Diversity to Inclusion
  • The Climate-Culture System
  • The Influence of National Cultures
  • Data Analysis and Implications of Cultural Dimensions
  • Puerto Rico's View of Inclusion and Diversity
  • Optimizing Diversity and Inclusion for Latin America
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 4 Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC): The LAC Difference
  • Women's Entrepreneurship in LAC Economies
  • Challenges.
  • Individual Characteristics of LAC Women Entrepreneurs
  • Systemic Drivers and Supports of LAC Women Entrepreneurs' Success
  • Conclusion
  • Sidebar: Examples of Initiatives and Partnerships Fostering Women's Entrepreneurship Activity in the LAC Region
  • Sidebar: Examples of Women's Ventures
  • References
  • 5 Workforce Diversity in Ports: The Global and the LAC Perspectives
  • Introduction
  • Challenges Women Face in Working in Ports
  • Women in Ports
  • Barriers to Women in Ports
  • Port Union Seniority
  • Gender Stereotyping
  • Ports' Masculine Image
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Credibility.
  • Recruiting Challenges
  • Making Ports Appealing for Women
  • Addressing Gender Equity
  • Family-Friendly Ports
  • Recruitment and Training
  • Networking
  • Mentoring
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Child and Elderly Care Services
  • Harassment Policies
  • Enhancing the Port's Image
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • 6 Case Studies on the Effects of Toxic Leadership on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Within the Latin American and Caribbean Regions
  • Introduction
  • Narrative Inquiry with US Army Career Veterans About Tolerance for Toxic Leaders.
  • Narrative Inquiry with Former Multinational Companies' Executives About Tolerance for Toxic Leaders
  • Analysis of Individual Narratives
  • Conclusions
  • References
  • 7 Life in the Margins: Harsh Reality and Challenges for the Transgender and Gender Diverse Workforce in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Understanding Gender Minorities
  • Harsh Realities and Legal Challenges
  • Stigma and Minority Stress
  • Minority Stress
  • Impact of Stigma in Workplace
  • The Grassroots Movement
  • Overview of Current Laws in Latin America and the Caribbean.