Article – Is This How Discrimination Ends? (The Atlantic – May 2017)
Trainings and workshops geared toward eliminating people’s hidden prejudices are all the rage—but many don’t work. Now the psychologist who made the case for "implicit bias" wants to cure it.
Article – Why Diversity Programs Fail (Harvard Business Review – August 2016)
Businesses started caring a lot more about diversity after a series of high-profile lawsuits rocked the financial industry. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Morgan Stanley shelled out $54 million—and Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch more than $100 million each—to settle sex discrimination claims.
Article – Why Most Diversity Programs Don’t Work (Inc.com – January 2016)
A recent study reveals how company's diversity efforts can backfire if they aren't well-researched and implemented properly.
Article – Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Gets Innovative (SHRM- Jan. 2017)
It won't be long before U.S. minorities are not in the minority anymore. Due to projected growth among Asian, Hispanic and multiracial groups, traditionally underrepresented populations will hit majority status by 2044,
Article – Why invest in gender-equality training? (EIGE)
All rules relevant to gender have an effect on living conditions and access to resources for women and men. This effect is known as "gender impact."
Article – Why Unconscious Bias Training Doesn’t Close the Gender Gap: The Case for Gender Dynamics (Leading Women)
Generic unconscious bias training and its umbrella intervention, diversity training, have been around for decades, but they have still failed to close the leadership gender gap.
Website – Managing Unconscious Bias (Facebook)
At Facebook, we believe that understanding and managing unconscious bias can help us build stronger, more diverse and inclusive organizations.
Website – What is Gender Equality Training (EIGE)
Gender-equality training provides participant(s) with the relevant knowledge, skills and values that allow them to contribute to the effective implementation of the gender-mainstreaming strategy in their field, organisation, institution or country.
Book – How Women Mean Business, Avivah Wittenberg-Cook, Wiley (2010)
Why Women Mean Business showed you why business needs to change. Now Avivah Wittenberg-Cox’s new book shows you how to achieve a healthy and profitable balance.
Book – Gender Equality by Design: What works, Iris Bohnet (2016)
Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people’s minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often invites backlash.
Book – Inclusion Nudges Guidebook, by Tinna Nielsen & Lisa Kapinsky
The 2nd edition of this groundbreaking Guidebook addresses what are Inclusion Nudges, explains the three types, and offers over 70 practical interventions to inspire you to foster greater inclusion in your organisations
Website – Quiz: Are You An Inclusive Leader?
What separates a great manager from a mediocre one? According to Catalyst’s global report, Inclusive Leadership: The View From Six Countries, it’s the ability to lead with an inclusive mindset.
Toolkit – Bias Interrupters: Tools for Organizations
Bias interrupters are tweaks to basic business systems (hiring, performance evaluations, assignments, promotions, and compensation) that interrupt implicit bias in the workplace, often without ever talking about bias.