Miriam Keep MUP ’17 will be awarded the Global Planning Educators Interest Group’s inaugural case study prize for work related to her capstone, “Local Responses to Slum Resettlement: The Case of Tamesna, Morocco." "The selection committee unanimously picked [Miriam’s] excellent study on the politics of relocation in Morocco's urban periphery as the winner for the quality of research, the depth of analysis, the salience of the research question, and the novelty of research methods.” Miriam’s work will be recognized at the GPEIG luncheon at ACSP's national conference, October 12. Congratulations Miriam! Read more.
This new area of management brings learning and challenges to the individuals that supervise and manage employees. Diversity management does assume different forms and models in practice, but is defined as an organisation’s active investment in the integration, development, and advancement of individuals who collectively represent the work force. When developing an organisational strategy, diversity is placed in the culture, policies, and practices which support respect and communication, as well as individual, team and organisational performance in a diverse environment. Possible human resources dissertation topics on diversity are: