Leading in a Diverse Environment - Book Testimonials

What Others are Saying about Dr. Teddie E. Malangwasira and Leading in a Diverse Environment

“Dr. Malangwasira has developed an insightful and practical guide for strengthening our abilities to lead effectively in diverse environments. Building from his own experiences and integrating useful tools from the vast leadership literature, this book provides needed background, essential considerations, and useful suggestions. Leading in a Diverse Environment is a necessary addition to any leader’s set of tools for functioning effectively in today’s workplaces.”
— Dail Fields, PhD
Professor of Organizational Leadership (Ret.), Regent University School of Business and Leadership

“Why and how should people of diverse backgrounds embrace inclusivity? This is the hot issue Dr. Malangwasira takes head on in Leading in a Diverse Environment. It is an eyeopener for someone aspiring to team leadership. He uses real-life, personal, family, and workplace experiences to demonstrate how diversity can be leveraged to build strong teams. A plus for this book is, as Dr. Malangwasira puts it, everything he has shared in the book is accurate as he experienced, heard, or saw firsthand. This is a gem of a resource for leadership.”
— Donald Reuben Kamdonyo, PhD
Author of Poverty by Choice

“A lot of books have been written about diversity and inclusion, but Dr. Teddie Malangwasira brings about a reality check, self-reflection, and a paradigm shift through his book. This is a wakeup call, with the skills necessary for all leaders to embrace.”
— Lucky McCullough
Author of Willing Sols: How to Brave Uncertainty and Find Peace
Leading in a Diverse Environment takes you to a different world of thought and reflection. By using personal experiences, Dr. Malangwasira shows you how the journey of self-discovery will greatly improve interactions with people who are different from yourself and bring success to your leadership. The narrative is simple and straightforward—a must read for anyone yearning for success in leading diverse teams!”
— Nancy Nkirote Muriuki, PhD
Nairobi, Kenya

“Dr. Malangwasira does a great job in Leading in a Diverse Environment of outlining both theoretical (why) and practical (how) aspects of leading and developing a modern, diverse workforce. From the importance of self-awareness as the foundation to utilizing the tools and training options available internally or externally to pour into your people, Dr. Malangwasira really outlines step-by-step how to improve your organization. In addition, I particularly appreciate the personal reflection questions at the ends of the chapters to help with the practical implementation of the process—it’s almost like having Dr. Malangwasira as your personal coach. I highly recommend this book and that you see where you can engage Dr. Malangwasira within your organization.”
— David A. Miles, PhD
Professional Speaker, Trainer, Executive Coach, Founder/Principal, Dr. Dave Leadership Corp.

“Dr. Teddie Malangwasira discusses important topics on leading in a diverse environment through his book. These topics are necessary not just at work, but for everyday life. The chapters are concise, to the point, and easy to understand. The self-reflection at the end of each chapter is an added bonus that makes this book one of a kind. Great work, Dr. Malangwasira!”
— Monika Zupek
Wisconsin, USA

“Dr. Malangwasira has constructed a wonderfully written compendium, which addresses some of the paramount considerations associated with being a human being and relating to other human beings. Relating with other people is premised upon self-examination, which this book guides the reader through in a compassionate and efficacious manner. Each chapter is valuable and well-constructed—this treatise certainly has the potential to change the lives of readers as well as those who interact with them. Kindness is not a weakness, and people who are different from us provide a bevy of opportunities for learning and growth. Carpe Diem!”
— Paul B. Carr, PhD
Professor of Education, Director of Education Psychology Doctoral Programs,
Regent University School of Education

“Dr. Malangwasira has accomplished something special with this book. His willingness to illustrate key principles through stories from his personal life with refreshing transparency moves the discussion beyond the typical “how to” of inclusion and diversity conversations and into a much more humanizing realm of appreciation for each individual, while still integrating well-researched principles for practical implementation among both organizations and individuals.”
— MaryJo Burchard, PhD
Organizational Consultant

“Dr. Malangwasira masterfully communicates the importance of understanding diversity in the workforce and its effect on being a successful leader. Comprehending the impact that having a diverse organization has on a company’s overall success is critical to continued growth and increase. Without a doubt, this book should be required reading for all leaders wanting to make a positive impact on their employees, teams, and organization as a whole.”
— Stephen Kalaluhi, PhD
K2 Development Systems

“Dr. Teddie Malangwasira hits a home-run with his phenomenal book Leading in a Diverse Environment: Steps to Effective Growth, Inclusion, and Development. His use of real-life and personal illustrations will stimulate the reader’s interest. This book dives into the world of diversity and is a must-have for your leadership reading collection. I heartily recommend it!”
— Oral Beason, PhD
Florida, USA

“We are all different, and in those differences lie our strengths. Imagine a world where we were all the same. How boring! In Leading in a Diverse Environment, Dr. Malangwasira explores how we can use our differences to everyone’s benefit, making sure everyone is included. He looks at leadership and how it encompasses inclusiveness so those being led are on your organization’s bandwagon and all playing in harmony, even as they each play their own special tune.”
— Tyler R. Tichelaar, PhD
Award-Winning Author of The Gothic Wanderer and When Teddy Came to Town

“In 1963, President John F. Kennedy said, ‘If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can make the world safe for diversity.’ Dr. Teddie Malangwasira has taken those words to heart in his new book Leading in a Diverse Environment. In these pages, he shows us how leaders and everyone involved in an organization can learn to accept and value everyone else’s differences and turn them into the organization’s strengths. After all, the human race’s destiny depends on our ability to work together.”
— Patrick Snow
Publishing Coach and International Best-Selling Author of Creating Your Own Destiny and The Affluent Entrepreneur

“Dr. Teddie Malangwasira’s new book Leading in a Diverse Environment shows that when organizations value diversity, they can win over everyone in the organization to feel involved in its mission. Dr. Malangwasira promotes inclusivity in these pages, along with common sense and the occasional hard truth, to show how to implement the acceptance and celebration of diversity in all areas of the workplace and beyond.”
— Nicole Gabriel
Author of Finding Your Inner Truth and Stepping into Your Becoming
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