Managing diversity in the military: research perspectives from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

Managing Diversity in the Military provides an introduction to diversity management and equal opportunity research in the United States military. In 24 chapters it addresses current equal opportunity and diversity issues and explores how the military is attempting to resolve them. The research presented reflects the interests of scholars from various backgrounds who use different models, approaches, and methodologies, many of which are adapted from the study of civilian institutions." "All of the areas explored in this volume have counterparts in the civilian sector. The book offers insights, practical methodologies, and effective management guidelines for commanders, civilian-sector executives, and human resource practitioners responsible for equal opportunity programs and outcomes."--BOOK JACKET.