Managing diversity in the South Pacific

Ravenswood, Katherine, Le Queux, Stéphane, French, Erica, Strachan, Glenda, and Burgess, John (2016) Managing diversity in the South Pacific. In: Klarsfeld, Alain, Ng, Eddy S., Booysen, Lize A.E., Christiansen, Liza Castro, and Kuvaas, Bård, (eds.) Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management. Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series . Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 227-255.

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Abstract

This chapter examines the approaches to diversity management in the South Pacific, specifically New Zealand (Aotearoa in the indigenous Māori language), Australia and two French Pacific Territories – Polynesia and New Caledonia. These are all European settler societies, and New Zealand and Australia remain part of the British Commonwealth with the British monarch the nominal head of state. The French Pacific Territories remain a dependency of France. The focus of the analysis is on gender and racial equality. The chapter will examine the legislative requirements promoting diversity and equality; organizational programs to promote diversity and equality; and the equity and diversity challenges confronting each of the countries/territories.

Item ID: 50011
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-78471-968-5
Keywords: diversity; inequalities; indigenous people; South Pacific
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 04:41
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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