Research

The information below will help you keep abreast of all the latest research from around the world on diversity and inclusion. You can use the filters above to find something that you are specifically looking for either via year published, or by keyword.

  • Men talk more than women in the sales profession and it doesn't serve them, research shows

    27 July 2017

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    There's a cultural stereotype that says that women talk a lot while men are stoic, silent and annoyed with all that female chatter.

    Another cultural stereotype is something called "mansplaining" — when a man pontificates to a woman.

    And now a startup called Gong has research that shows that the first stereotype isn't quite true for saleswoman but the second is, sadly, more true for salesmen. And when these men slip into mansplaining, it truly doesn't serve them.

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    Read the full article at Business Insider
  • How AI will teach us to have more empathy

    27 July 2017

    “John, did you remember it’s your anniversary?”

    This message did not appear in my inbox and Alexa didn’t say it aloud the other day. I do have reminders on Facebook , of course. Yet, there isn’t an AI powering my life decisions yet. Some day, AI will become more proactive, assistive, and much smarter. In the long run, it will teach us to have more empathy — the great irony of the upcoming machine learning age.

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    Read the full article at VentureBeat
  • Done and dusted: New study shows that men think gender inequality is solved

    20 July 2017

    Closing the gender gap relies heavily on the broad acknowledgement that the gap actually exists.

    But new research conducted by SurveyMonkey in the US has shown that this is exactly where the problem lies.

    The survey of 13,331 adults examined views toward gender issues in the workplace, with the majority of male respondents seemingly considering the gender divide to no longer be a problem.

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    Read the full article at Women's agenda
  • Women In Internet Technology Speak Up 07/19/2017

    20 July 2017

    59 minutes ago According to a recent report from HewlettePackard Insights, with contributing writer Barbara Krasnoff, "…the single largest driver of turnover affecting all groups, and most acutely affects underrepresented professionals, is unfair treatment…” and the Harris Poll reported that women of all backgrounds "…experienced and observed significantly more unfair treatment overall than men…” A 2015 report by the National Center for Women & Information Technology said that 56% of women leave the tech workforce at the midlevel point. These women are not just leaving to raise families or because they lost interest in tech. In fact, the majority of women ...

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    Read the full article at MediaPost
  • 4 Ways To Include Men In The Advancement Of Women In Leadership

    20 July 2017

    I have two daughters who believe they can be whomever they want to be. I spend my days supporting women in the pursuit of their dreams and the shattering of glass ceilings. Yet much of my inspiration comes from early memories of my father conquering any obstacle with charisma, wit and unwavering will. While he wasn’t a feminist by any stretch, he believed in the power of his daughters and the world they were capable of bettering.

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    Read the full article at rachelbgarrett.com
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