The Benefits of Climate for Inclusion for Gender-Diverse Groups

  title={The Benefits of Climate for Inclusion for Gender-Diverse Groups},
  author={L. Nishii},
  journal={Academy of Management Journal},
  • L. Nishii
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • I introduce the construct of climate for inclusion, which involves eliminating relational sources of bias by ensuring that identity group status is unrelated to access to resources, creating expectations and opportunities for heterogeneous individuals to establish personalized cross-cutting ties, and integrating ideas across boundaries in joint problem solving. I show that within inclusive climates, interpersonal bias is reduced in such a way that gender diversity is associated with lower… CONTINUE READING

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