Diversity in the fitness industry a cross-case comparison by D. E. Hawes

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Published by Brock University, Faculty of Education in St. Catharines, Ont .

Written in English

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  • Physical education and training.,
  • Diversity in the workplace -- Case studies.,
  • Physical fitness centers -- Employees.,
  • Physical fitness centers -- Membership.

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StatementD. E. Hawes.
GenreCase studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 223 leaves.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23357852M

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But gyms’ diversity issues go beyond lines of race and ethnicity. In “ Every Body Yoga,” North Carolina fitness instructor Jessamyn Stanley notes stark similarities in class participants. Recently, he spoke as part of a free webinar about the issue of diversity and race in the fitness industry. Fitness centers are largely populated by white individuals and the owners of these.

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The book is intended only as a general guide to diversity training, is not to be construed as written in accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws, and is not intended to serve as a.

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During the next several months, we will add stories on the topic, many of which will be written by people of color in the industry. Make sure to check back here on a regular basis as more stories are added. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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A video recording is available and embedded below. From the Description: Going off the New York Times best sellers list today, it’s obvious that fiction and nonfiction by Black authors are in demand. How might the book publishing industry use this moment to bring more racial diversity to the field.

As part two of our Changing the Narrative series, this program explores these challenges, as well as new possibilities for employing, and publishing more books by, people of color. Industry standards and guidance. BFI Diversity Standards.

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Members of the fitness community respond to questions about the impact that systemic racism and the lack of diversity. At the Aspen Institute sponsored virtual panel, "Changing the Narrative: Diversity in the Publishing Industry" publishing insiders continued to make the case of the need to further push diversity.

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Recently, a recruiting manager at one of the world's largest companies told my team he was struggling to build a case for investing in more diversity-focused initiatives.

His employees were questioning why their company would be spending money on diversity recruiting campaigns, including events, where women and people of color could hear why the company should be considered an inclusive place. Why does diversity in publishing matter. The book industry has the power to shape culture in big and small ways.

The people behind the books serve as gatekeepers, who can make a huge difference in determining which stories are amplified and which are shut out. The diversity findings should then be detailed in a written plan. The organization's goals should include diverse hiring practices, employee benefits and fair promotion opportunities regardless of age, gender, culture, race or disability.

The plan should also state the programs and policies put into place to promote diversity. Meanwhile, industry data collected by publisher Lee & Low and others suggest that roughly 80 percent of the children’s book world—authors and illustrators, editors, execs, marketers, and.4.

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