Companies benefit from transparency about racial diversity efforts
Here, we look at how the lack of transparency on reporting of diversity in companies in the short term , can harm their reputation in the long run.
Positive contact with diverse groups reduces conspiracy theories
While participants said they believed human preachers were more credible, it was still a close contest with the robots.
Quotas alone will not solve the diversity problem
"The number of women has increased in academia and in the corporate sector over the past 100 years, but why do they not reach the top positions in their fields?"
Diverse teams survive longer when facing changes in the business environment
In times of rapid change, will a diverse leadership team work best? When conditions are more settled, is a more homogeneous team required?
Communication is key in reducing prejudice in workforce
“One of the foundations of the theory is that human beings have evolved to have a psychological need for autonomy.”
Men are leaving feminizing occupations
Despite progress toward gender equality in recent decades, most women and men still work in different occupations.
Ageism, sexism and racism still rife in labor market
A series of experiments found the younger white British male was 29% more likely than the 50-year-old black British female to be offered a job interview.
Promotion doesn't add up to gender equity at leading accounting firms
Women in public accounting firms appear to be sidelined into less prestigious, less powerful director positions.
Diversity messages may backfire when companies focus on diversity's benefits for the bottom line
Business case justifications for diversity can make members of underrepresented groups feel they will be judged based on their social identity if they join the company.
Denial of structural racism linked to anti-Black prejudice
People who deny the existence of structural racism are more likely to exhibit anti-Black prejudice and less likely to show racial empathy or openness to diversity.
Seeing members of minority groups everywhere? It's an illusion
Within a social setting most people significantly overestimate the presence of a minority—and this overestimation is made not only by the majority but also by the minority themselves.
Female employment is increasingly at risk due to COVID-19
From the factory floor to the C-suite, women have seen their recent gains in workplace equality eroded by the ongoing health crisis. This is despite a direct relationship between an inclusive work environment and a healthy bottom line.
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