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Gender News Articles: Unconscious Bias

black female doctor looking at white patient
Jun 9 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Professional jobs provide different opportunities in the new, twenty-first century economy than they did in previous decades. In her recent talk co-sponsored by the Clayman Institute and the Sociology Department’s Migration, Race, Ethnicity, and Nation Workshop, Adia Harvey Wingfield, Professor of...
May 17 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
What sociologist Arlie Hochschild called women’s “emotion work”—“the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display”—is a permanent feature in society, largely resulting from industrialization. But its form changes with respect to the shifting socio-economic...
Shelley Correll speaks to students
Apr 10 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Leadership, Mentorship, Unconscious Bias
Women in the United States remain underrepresented in positions of leadership. Currently, women comprise only 5.8% of CEOs and 20.2% of directors on the boards of Fortune 500 companies.
JoAnne Wehner presents at BBS
Mar 27 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Bias in the workplace is pernicious because it operates in ways that people cannot see. Because it is so difficult to identify and diagnose, managers are oftentimes unable to pinpoint whether and how bias manifests in their own workplace. Furthermore, without compelling evidence, those who firmly...
a wall of colorful post-it notes
Mar 24 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality, Leadership, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Commitment to diversity does much more than benefit an organization's image. In fact, research suggests that organizations with more diversity have higher levels of innovation. For example, authors of one recent study found that businesses with more diverse leaders were more likely to report that...

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