Upper Echelon Theory Revisited : The Relationship Between Upper Echelon Diversity , the Adoption of Diversity Practices , and Organizational Performance

@inproceedings{Nishii2015UpperET,
  title={Upper Echelon Theory Revisited : The Relationship Between Upper Echelon Diversity , the Adoption of Diversity Practices , and Organizational Performance},
  author={Lisa Hisae Nishii and Anne Gotte and Jana Lee Raver},
  year={2015}
}
Using data from 260 U.S. organizations, we found partial support for our hypotheses that demographic diversity of senior management would be positively associated with the diversity of the workforce, adoption of diversity practices, and power of an organization’s diversity/EEO officer, and that diversity practices impact organizational performance. Organizations wishing to attract, retain, and benefit from diverse talent are often advised to begin by increasing the diversity of their senior… CONTINUE READING

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