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Diversity Training Myths Your Company Needs To Drop Now

by Jane Porter | Mar 11, 2015   ()

Diversity training has been one of those buzz terms making the rounds at companies big and small for decades. But while businesses understand that change needs to happen from the top down, social scientists have found that the approaches many companies take are often vastly misguided.

"Hundreds of workplaces and schools use some form of diversity training," writes Princeton psychologist Betsy Levy Paluck in her research on the topic. "But most interventions are not grounded in theory, and there is little evidence of program impact."

In fact, many of the widely accepted practices used by companies today may have the opposite effect of decreasing diversity among managers, social scientists have found.

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Source: Fast Company
Source: Fast Company