8.5. APPLYING GLOBAL DIVERSITY IN A PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

In the "Nordic New Co Petroleum Goes Global" case study that follows, you will meet a manager, Gunnar Halvorsen, and his direct report, Richard Chamberlain. Review the SSI Model from Chapter 2 prior to reading the case study, as knowledge of both the SSI Model and the Five-Focus Performance Dialogue Model are necessary to lead participants through the exercise that follows. By working through the exercises, participants will be able to broaden the diversity perspective that is present. Global diversity goes beyond the obvious. At play are issues that need to be reconciled, even though both "actors" in the case are middle-aged to older white males. Managers and practitioners need ...

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