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Is Diversity Training Too Narrowly Focused?

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What would true workplace diversity look like? When asked this question, many people tend to describe an image of an ethnically diverse team with an equal amount of men and women. However, workplace diversity covers more than race and gender.
Intent is the motivation or purpose behind our action. Although our intent may be good, if it is not communicated well or the behavior that follows doesn’t match it, then the outcome will not go as planned.

A Myth About the Gender Gap

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Most diversity training is based on the theory that the gender gap is largely due to the damaging nature of stereotypes. For example, because of a likability penalty, we’re told, women are promoted less often and grow less interested in senior roles.