How Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents

Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents.

Today, you’re going to learn how you can avoid this

 In todays show I discuss several things including:

  • The flawed assumption about underrepresented groups as perfect advocates
  • Why the extent to which someone is distinct influences Favouritism Threat
  • The relationship between perceived status and Favouritism Threat much much more

The Flawed Assumption About Underrepresented Groups as Perfect Advocates

I explain the flawed assumptions about underrepresented groups:

“I am saying that there is a false assumption that people from underrepresented groups don’t face any barriers when acting as a “diversity advocate.”

Being Distinct makes you increases your risk of Favouritism Threat

I discuss how being distinct is related to Favouritism Threat:

“Individuals who were distinct from their peers experienced favouritism threat when evaluating people for jobs”

The Relationship Between Perceived Status and Favouritism Threat

I discuss how Perceived Status is related to Favouritism Threat:

“Status was relevant because a low status candidate is likely to be seen as less competent, this relationship is crucial…”

SHOW NOTES

The Triple Threat that Makes Minority Groups Block Diversity & Inclusion Part I

Identity Work & Employee Resource Groups

“Can Diversity Beget Diversity?: Favoritism threat and its effect on advocacy for similar others”

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