Giving Notice: Why the Best and Brightest Are Leaving the Workplace and How You Can Help Them Stay

By Freada Kapor Klein, Martha Mendoza, Kimberly Allers
A groundbreaking book that offers approaches for changing the hidden biases in the workplace This is an eye-opening examination of the causes and dynamics of bias in the workplace, offering a psychological, political, and societal analysis of the actual cost of bias to the bottom line. The authors make the hurdles that women and minorities face in the workplace as personal to the reader as they are to those who face them. Giving Notice is filled with sensible approaches for solving the current imbalance and challenges us to rethink unconscious ideas about stereotypes and commonly accepted business practices. Freada Kapor Klein (San Francisco, CA) is an internationally noted consultant and diversity expert. She has been quoted in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and on the Today show, Nightline, and NBC Nightly News. Kimberly Allers (Bayshore, NY) was a writer at Fortune magazine and is a frequent guest speaker at professional development and women-oriented seminars. Martha Mendoza (Santa Cruz, CA) is a national writer for the Associated Press. She won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.


NEWS & OPINION: Giving Notice - book excerpt

Posted December 5, 2007, 8:15 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
I'm currently reading a very interesting book called, Giving Notice . It's about employee retention and why some workers just leave their work entirely even though they are some of the best, brightest people on their team. Here's just one of the examples given: One weekend, Eric came into the office to put in more time on an important project. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Two books! - One Foot Out the Door - and - Giving Notice

Posted November 14, 2007, 2:16 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
One Foot Out the Door: How to Combat the Psychological Recession That's Alienating Employees and Hurting American Business by Judith M. Bardick, Ph. D. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Fall preview: Giving Notice by Freada Kapor Klein

Posted August 6, 2007, 3:20 PM with category of Leadership & Strategy
We've had a steady flow of advanced copies of fall books. I thought I would go through a few of them, this week, and give you a preview of what's coming. Below is part of a press release that accompanied the book Giving Notice: Why the Best and the Brightest Leave the Workplace and HOW YOU CAN HELP THEM STAY by Freada Kapor Klein, coming out in October. Read more


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Publisher Jossey-Bass
Publish date 10/19/2007
Pages 219
ISBN-13 9780787998097
ISBN-10 0787998095
Language English

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