School of Business and Management

Managing Diversity (BUS305)

Semester: A
Level: 6
Module code: BUS305
Module organiser: Dr Cathrine Seierstad

Module Overview

This module examines theories of equality and diversity and of occupational segmentation. It explores diversity and equality across the dimensions of gender, race, disability, age and sexual orientation and considers the organisational processes which produce and reproduce inequalities of outcome among diverse social groups. The module also considers national and European legislative frameworks; policy approaches and implications at organisational level.


  • Examination 60%
  • Essay (2500 words) 40%

Reading List 

  • Kirton, G & Greene, A. M. (4th edition) (2016) The Dynamics of Managing Diversity, Elsevier.