Today, more than ever, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) play a crucial role in organizational success, especially in industry, a sector that is sometimes overlooked. This book brings a new perspective on the implementation of diversity and inclusion in industry, including engineering, construction, manufacturing, etc. Data-driven longitudinal studies show the positive economic impact of diversity in these fields. A strong array of case studies is included, and the authors’ firsthand experiences provide information to industry professionals to help them understand the success and benefits that diversity can bring to these fields and how to embrace them outside of a corporate setting.


  • Discusses the DE&I role in the industry sector specifically
  • Includes numerous case studies from industry giants and small companies
  • Explains layers of diversity in line management
  • Shows the correlation of diversity to the prosperity of companies over time
  • Identifies diversity as an important tool for future growth

This book is intended for professionals as well as students in upper-level undergraduate or graduate programs that are interested in or currently studying workplace diversity.

chapter Chapter 1|16 pages


chapter Chapter 2|14 pages

Corporate Diversity Management

chapter Chapter 3|15 pages

Diversity Trends and Challenges

chapter Chapter 4|14 pages

Diversity Management and Implementation

chapter Chapter 5|12 pages

Importance of Diversity in the C-Suite

chapter Chapter 6|13 pages

Economic Benefits from Diversity

chapter Chapter 7|20 pages

Development of a Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

Strategy, Implementation and the Roles of Equal Employment Opportunity Law

chapter Chapter 8|9 pages

Case Studies

chapter Chapter 9|8 pages

Conclusions, Lessons Learned, and Moving Forward