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Can Having a Foreign Accent Hurt Your Career?

People who speak English as a second language are generally passed over for top managerial jobs, studies have shown. New research reveals the factors underlying this glass ceiling. ... More>


Why Apple May Struggle to Diversify Its Board

In addition to the societal barriers blocking women from reaching the upper echelons of business, there may also be an intrinsic motivation: Their aversion to ethical compromises. ... More>


Science Reveals the Benefits of an Aging Workforce

The over-65 set is not only increasing in numbers (by 2030 the percentage of people age 65 and older is expected to increase from almost 13 percent to almost 20 […]... More>


Dissecting the Perceptions of White Male Privilege

Despite all the advances that women and people of color have made in professional settings over the last several decades, White men still tend to have the upper hand on […]... More>


‘Color Blind’ Policies Could Make Diversity Harder to Achieve

Whether it be growing concerns about bias or recognition of the value of diversity, many organizations and institutions have elected to deemphasize race or remove it entirely from their decision-making processes. Yet new evidence from psychological science research suggests that this color-blind approach may not be as effective as people believe it is. ... More>