Diversity and inclusion for LGBT workers: current issues and new horizons for research

Eddy S. Ng, Nick Rumens

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    Abstract

    This article discusses how the organisational literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace issues has developed over the last three decades or so. It focuses on why LGBT workplace issues has not always received sustained scholarly attention it deserves, in particular noting the barriers that have impeded research in this area and the consequences of this in terms of current knowledge gaps. Equally, the article examines some of the major developments in scholarly research on LGBT workplace issues in recent years that centre on diversity and inclusion. Here, this article highlights how scholars have approached these issues from different and novel theoretical and empirical angles that signal new horizons for advancing organisational research on LGBT topics in the years to come.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)109-120
    Number of pages12
    JournalCanadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration
    Volume34
    Issue number2
    Early online date1 Jun 2017
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    Publication statusEarly online - 1 Jun 2017

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