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Iris Bohnet
Roy E. Larsen Professor of Public Policy
phone: (617)495-5605
Commentary
Bohnet, Iris. "Real Fixes for Workplace Bias." Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2016.
Abstract/Preview
Corporations, not-for-profit groups and governments spend billions of dollars every year on diversity training—without knowing whether the programs work. A review of almost 1,000 studies on interventions aimed at reducing prejudice found that most programs weren’t tested. For the few that were, including media campaigns and corporate-diversity training, the effects, wrote Elizabeth Levy Paluck of Princeton and Donald P. Green of Yale in the Annual Review of Psychology (2009), “remain unknown.”
 

 

 

 


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