Latino Culture

Latino Culture

A Dynamic Force in the Changing American Workplace

Book - 2005
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The first part of the book covers demographics, defines various generations of Latinos and discusses key work related values that may impact Latinos’ views, interactions, and reactions to events. The second part of the book describes common work issues and explains ways in which Latinos are likely to respond to them. This section covers issues such as interviewing, hiring decisions, concept of time, sexual harassment and relationships at work. Most chapters present vignettes to illustrate cultural issues. The cultural pointers at the end of each vignette help highlight key issues.

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Written for mainstream managers, supervisors and employees who work with Latinos, this volume explores the nuances of Latino culture in the workplace. Chong and Baez, first-generation Latinas and human resources experts, discuss Latino values and communication styles as well as concepts of gender, work relationships and generational differences. The authors also highlight the diversity of the Latino culture. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Yarmouth, ME : Intercultural Press, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781931930130
Characteristics: xii, 225 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Baez, Francia

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