Antioch University’s Graduate School of Leadership and Change Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Dr. Lize Booysen, is contributing editor of the newly published Research Handbook of International and Comparative Perspectives on Diversity Management (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016). This Research Handbook offers, for the first time, a comparative approach to current diversity management concerns facing nations. Spanning 19 countries and across Africa, it covers age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, national origin and the intersection of various dimensions of diversity. The multicultural and multi-country teams of contributors, leading scholars in their own countries, examine how the various actors react, adopt and manage the different dimensions of diversity, from a multitude of approaches, from national to sectoral and from tribes to trade unions, but always with a comparative, multi-country perspective.
I’d like to share some great news. In the recent presidential elections in Timor-Leste, over 62% of voters cast their vote for Antioch University alumnus,