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Author Chong, Nilda.

Title Latino culture : a dynamic force in the changing American workplace / Nilda Chong and Francia Baez
Edition First edition
Published Yarmouth, ME : Intercultural Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 225 pages)
Contents Who are Latinos? -- Latino diversity -- Cultural values relevant to the workplace -- Communication styles of Latinos -- Gender issues in the workplace -- Understanding Latinos' style at work -- Contrasting aspects of Latino and mainstream cultures -- Latinos as supervisors, employees, and colleagues -- Specific situations in the work environment
Summary In 2003, Latinos became the largest minority group in the United States and according to the Census Bureau they will represent close to 25 percent of the population by 2050. Latinos currently have the highest rate of employment of any U.S. minority and in five years their role in the American labor force will be even more prominent than it is now. Latino Culture is the first book to fully explore the nuances of Latino culture in the workplace. Written by Nilda Chong - recently named as one of 80 ''Elite Latinas'' by Hispanic Business magazine - and Francia Baez, Latino Culture is for mainstre
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and index
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Employment.
Intercultural communication.
Form Electronic book
Author Baez, Francia.
ISBN 1423785878 (electronic bk.)
9781423785873 (electronic bk.)