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Gender News Articles: Work and Organizations

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...
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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...
Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan
Mar 10 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Technology, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
A recent forum organized by the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences took an innovative view of barriers to women’s advancement in tech. Two professors with long-standing research projects in the field, Shelley Correll and Sapna Cheryan, explored the role that stereotypes play...
May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Work and Organizations
In 1970, in the offices of UC Berkeley’s economics department, then-chair George Break told Myra Strober, later to become founding director of the Clayman Institute, that she could not be a tenure-track professor simply because she did not live in Berkeley. As she left Break’s office and drove back...
May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Sexual Assault, Work and Organizations
In 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 967, popularly known as the “affirmative consent” law. The bill sparked nationwide controversy because of a provision that required state-funded institutions of higher education to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” for use in sexual...

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