Inclusion and Diversity in Work Groups: A Review and Model for Future Research

@article{Shore2011InclusionAD,
  title={Inclusion and Diversity in Work Groups: A Review and Model for Future Research},
  author={Lynn M. Shore and Amy E. Randel and Beth G. Chung and Michelle A. Dean and Karen Holcombe Ehrhart and Gangaram Singh},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={1262 - 1289}
}
A great deal of research has focused on work group diversity, but management scholars have only recently focused on inclusion. As a result, the inclusion literature is still under development, with limited agreement on the conceptual underpinnings of this construct. In this article, the authors first use Brewer’s optimal distinctiveness theory to develop a definition of employee inclusion in the work group as involving the satisfaction of the needs of both belongingness and uniqueness. Building… 

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