Favouritism Threat Turns Diversity Advocates Like You into Diversity Opponents.
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Here are some key messages from this episode
- 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
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:
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…”
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