Hispanics at Work: A Collection of Research, Theory and Application

Donna Blancero (Editor)
Bentley University, Waltham, MA, USA

Robert G. DelCampo (Editor)
University of New Mexico, NM, USA

Series: Professions – Training, Education and Demographics
BISAC: SOC020000


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This book contains a unique set of pieces which examine the plight of Hispanics in today’s workforce. A diverse set of scholars share their perspectives and insight on extant research to create the definitive collection of readings on Hispanic Workforce issues. This volume covers issues as diverse as occupations and their propensity toward and interaction with racioethnicity, to specific challenges of the Hispanic Workforce such as work-family balance and the impact of machismo. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface pp.vii
(Donna Maria Blancero, Bentley University; Robert G. DelCampo, University of New Mexico)

Part I: Conceptual and Model Buildingpp1-2

1. The Effects of Machismo Values on Organizational Outcomes among Hispanic Professionals: A Research Agenda
(Kathryn J. L. Jacobson and Ryan P. Jacobson, University of New Mexico, USA)pp.3-20

2. Factors Affecting Hispanic Professionals’ Pursuit of Career Success in the US: A Conceptual Framework to Guide Future Research
(C. Douglas Johnson, Carlos E. Ruiz, Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA, USA; Michael V. Nguyen, Emory University, Decatur, GA, USA)pp.20-38

3. Es Muy Importante! Integrating Hispanics’ Cultural Values in the Workplace to Influence the Retention of Hispanic Employees
(Sabrina D. Volpone, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA) pp39-64

Part II: Studies & Emerging Trends pp65-66

4. Evolving Perceptions of Work/Family/Life and the Impact of Hispanics and Millennials
(George F. Marron, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA)pp.67-84

5. Supervisor and Organizational Support Perceptions in Hispanics versus Non-Hispanics
(Linda Rhoades Shanock, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA; Aline D. Masuda, EADA Business School, Barcelona, Spain, & Maria B. Arboleda, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA)
6. Mexican-American Women: Perceptions of Household Labor and Parenting
(Zoë Cornwell and Kourtney T. Vaillancourt, New Mexico State University, USA)pp.111-144

Part III: Professions and Vocationspp.145-146

7. Hispanic Professionals and Managers: Moving Forward By Looking Back
(Deborah Ramirez Bishop & Christopher J. Surfield, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA)pp.147-176

8. Hispanics and Psychology
(Edward A. Delgado-Romero & Eckart Werther, University of Georgia, Athens, USA)pp.177-188

9. Latinos in the Legal Profession: Challenges and Catalysts to Their Career Success
(Jill L. Cruz, JLC Consulting, LLC, USA)pp.189-226

10. Latinos@Work in the Non-Profit Sector
(Darlene Rodriguez, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA
Index pp.249-262

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