Employee resource groups have evolved.
Find out how by looking at some of the most influential publications in the field.
Here are some key messages from this episode:
- An influential paper that everyone who is serious about employee resource groups knows about
- The employee resource group spectrum
- How LGBT resource groups in the US evolved to change the workplace forever and much much more
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Here are some key takeaways from this episode:
An Employee Resource Group Spectrum
“Like any spectrum the extremes are exaggerated and that’s the point in order to illustrate the point. The authors suggest that most resource groups sit somewhere in the middle”
“One of the reasons that I’m such a fan of this paper is that it asked an important question that we’re constantly trying to get a better answer to”
Employee Resource Groups History
“This is important because it’s the first paper that I encountered that really documented the history of employee resource groups in this way. This paper certainly has a political lens to it and this is important to understand the context for these groups and understanding their motivation to evolve”
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