Does diversity training work the way it’s supposed to?

Does diversity training work the way it’s supposed to?

Edward H. Chang, Katherine L. Milkman, Laura J. Zarrow, Kasandra Brabaw, Dena M. Gromet, Reb Rebele, Cade Massey, Angela L. Duckworth, and Adam Grant

While offering diversity training is a well-intentioned effort to promote inclusion in the workplace, it shouldn’t be the only step organizations take. Surprisingly few companies measure the impact of their diversity training, the authors of this article note, and therefore don’t know if their programs are leading to behavioral changes – either good or bad. This article details an experiment to measure the impact of diversity training and it’s surprising results, along with three suggestions for organizations to go the extra mile. Download this article to challenge your own ideas about what diversity training can and can’t do within your organization. 

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