The book has 12 contributing writers who each wrote stories and commentaries for the book. Some of these authors also wrote discussion questions. Biographical sketches of these contributors are included at the end of the book. The editor and principal author , Taylor Cox Jr. is an internationally known speaker, consultant and author on subjects related to human social-cultural diversity. He has published extensively on racial dynamics. His book “Cultural Diversity in Organizations: Theory, Research and Practice” was co-winner of the prestigious national book award of the National Academy of Management. He is a former tenured Associate Professor of Business at the Ross School of Business of The University of Michigan and has consulted on organization change related to workforce diversity with numerous organizations including Alcoa, Elli Lilly, The U.S. Department of Justice, Exxon, Phelps Dodge and Weldaloy Specialty Forgings. He holds B.S. and MBA degrees from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Arizona.