The Diversity Training Activity Book: 50 Activities for Promoting Communication
and Understanding at Work
By Jonamay Lambert & Selma Myers
Amacom Books; $34.95 (U.S.)
So, you want to do a little diversity training in-house? Here’s the book for you!
The authors of this new hands-on training manual say the underlying philosophy of their book is “to train workshop participants to deal constructively with the changing workforce, and to do so in a non-threatening environment.” And, in fact, many of the 50 activities seem like lots of fun, set out in such sections as:
- Diversity Icebreakers
- Culture and Diversity
- Change, Communication, and Conflict Resolution
- Gender at Work; and
- Culture and Career Transitions.
Each section contains a brief introduction, followed by a number of specific activities. These activities clearly organized for users and generally include an objective, time requirements, materials and a step-by-step procedure.
For those of us over 40, the type in the book is big, the book itself is almost coffee-table size and it’s easy to flip through the pages, skim the activities and choose those that will work best in your workplace.
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