So White Men Feel Threatened If Diversity Policies Are Introduced in Companies…Boo Hoo Hoo?

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The Harvard Business Review just came out with a “study” which says diversity policies in companies do no help women or minorities, but instead makes white males feel threatened and as a result they make the workplace even more hostile to diversity. The study claims the presence of diversity policies suggests the hiring and promoting practices of said organization is inherently fair and doesn’t practice unfair discrimination. And as such, courts would likely find in their favor.

The mere presence of a diversity policy sends white males running scared and they fear that they will not be treated fairly for the sole reason that they are white and male. And the conclusion of researchers for this study, who are three women, Tessa L. Dover, Cheryl R. Kaiser and Brenda Major say, diversity programs or workplace affirmative action does more harm than good for minorities and women. And companies who have diversity…

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2 thoughts on “So White Men Feel Threatened If Diversity Policies Are Introduced in Companies…Boo Hoo Hoo?

    1. And that will happen never. And I’d argue that more people care about status than money and by status I mean contribution to an organization or taking on leadership roles. As long as the pay isn’t too bad most people will enjoy their work. I am not made out for corporate America. Freelance and lady-boss is way to go for me. I have too many interests to spend 8-10 hours a day at one job.

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