Sexual minorities in the workplace

Ozturk, Mustafa Bilgehan and Rumens, Nick (2015) Sexual minorities in the workplace. In: Managing Diversity and Inclusion: an International Perspective. Syed, Jawad and Özbilgin, Mustafa, eds. Sage, London, pp. 265-287. ISBN 9781446294642. [Book Section]


After reading this chapter, students will be able to:
• Understand the variety of issues and challenges that may influence the employment experiences of sexual minorities
• Differentiate the main theoretical approaches which attempt to explain why and how sexual minorities are marginalised and discriminated against in various work settings
• Apply legal, political and social contextual factors in order to develop multi-faceted understandings of sexual minority employment in the UK and cross-nationally
• Recognise the critical influence of relations of power and inequality in the workplace and how these affect the organisational practices designed to provide sexual minority employees with a voice in the workplace
• Explain the variations in workplace experiences of sexual minorities on the basis of influencing factors such as employment sector, organisation size and equal opportunity and diversity practices in regard to sexual orientation

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Diversity and Gender group
Item ID: 15687
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Depositing User: Nick Aston
Date Deposited: 01 May 2015 09:06
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2017 10:46

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