Workplace Diversity

Beyond Diversity Training: To Change Minds, Change the Environment

Research suggests that taking steps to create more equal social environments may be more effective at reducing prejudice than targeting implicit bias directly. More

Workplace Diversity

  • Automation may be associated with anti-immigrant sentiment by increasing perceptions of both realistic threat arising from competition for economic resources and symbolic threat "arising from changes to group values, identity, and status.” More

    Automation Fuels Anti-Immigration Fears. Time to Rethink How We Talk About It?

    Automation may be associated with anti-immigrant sentiment by increasing perceptions of both realistic threat arising from competition for economic resources and symbolic threat "arising from changes to group values, identity, and status.” More

  • Incorporating psychological research on implicit bias in hiring, the United Kingdom’s Behavioural Insights Team is investigating collaborative ways to help companies select the most qualified candidates for job openings. More

    Harnessing the Wisdom of Crowds to Improve Hiring

    Incorporating psychological research on implicit bias in hiring, the United Kingdom’s Behavioural Insights Team is investigating collaborative ways to help companies select the most qualified candidates for job openings. More

  • Employers are likely to abide by laws barring discrimination against gay workers not because they are necessarily afraid of being punished for violating the law, but because these laws send a clear message about acceptable moral behavior in the community, a study suggests. More

    Pride and Prejudice: Reducing LGBT Discrimination at Work

    Employers are likely to abide by laws barring discrimination against gay workers not because they are necessarily afraid of being punished for violating the law, but because these laws send a clear message about acceptable moral behavior in the community, a study suggests. More

  • Working mothers are often offered lower salaries and fewer leadership opportunities compared to working fathers, but this penalty can be reduced by framing women as “breadwinners.” More

    Turning the “Motherhood Penalty” into a “Breadwinner Bonus”

    Working mothers are often offered lower salaries and fewer leadership opportunities compared to working fathers, but this penalty can be reduced by framing women as “breadwinners.” More

  • Men outnumber women in corporate leadership positions to such an extent that in the US that there are more top chief executives named John than there are women leading major companies. Across the world, women are underrepresented in leadership positions. One tactic to help break down barriers is for companies More

    Putting Corporate Quotas to Work for Women

    Men outnumber women in corporate leadership positions to such an extent that in the US that there are more top chief executives named John than there are women leading major companies. Across the world, women are underrepresented in leadership positions. One tactic to help break down barriers is for companies More

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