Three Social Dilemmas of Workforce Diversity in Organizations: A Social Identity Perspective

  title={Three Social Dilemmas of Workforce Diversity in Organizations: A Social Identity Perspective},
  author={Sherry K. Schneider and Gregory B. Northcraft},
  journal={Human Relations},
This paper explores the relationship among threesocial dilemmas faced by organizations wishing to attainand maintain workforce diversity: the dilemmas oforganizational participation, managerial participation, and individual participation. Functional andsocial category diversity offer benefits fororganizations (creativity, adaptation and innovation,and access to external networks), but there are costswhich deter organizations from pursuing thesebenefits. The costs associated with… 
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