Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Women and minority corporate executives are penalized for fostering diversity, study finds

The Academy of Management
July 14, 2014

At a time when women and ethnic minorities outnumber white makes by two to one in the U.S. workplace but remain decidedly underrepresented in executive ranks, a great puzzle is the growing body of evidence that nonwhite and female managers are reluctant to hire and promote members of their own groups. The phenomenon has lent credence to such terms as "tokens," "queen bees," and "cat fights" that suggest and underlying fear and dislike among these executives of their own kind.

Full Story: http://aom.org/News/Press-Releases/Women-and-minority-corporate-executives-are-penalized-for-fostering-diversity,-study-finds.aspx

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