Faculty Research on Diversity & Inclusion

A Deeper Look into Diversity & Inclusion

Each person is different in how they perceive the world, tackle challenges and think about the future. This diversity powers all aspects of Kellogg, including faculty research. Many of our faculty members have leveraged their unique viewpoints to develop groundbreaking theories and provide a deeper look into diversity and inclusion.

Below is a sampling of our faculty research and insights:

“I’m Looking For Systemic, Permanent Change Right Now”

Anti-Black racism is deeply embedded in corporate culture. On this special episode of The Insightful Leader, Professor Nicholas Pearce and Google’s Ginny Clarke discuss the moral responsibility of leaders to finally address that.

A Tilted Playing Field

A new body of research by Lauren Rivera, an associate professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School, suggests applicants’ socioeconomic backgrounds play a large role in the hiring decisions of elite professional services (EPS) firms.

Are you giving all of your employees an equal chance to succeed?

Nicole Stephens, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, outlines ways in which organizations can work to identify disparities, develop research-based solutions, and test their efficacy for a more inclusive workplace.

How to create a diverse board of directors and empower it to thrive

Sophia Shaw, Adjunct Professor of Social Impact at Kellogg, and Angelique Power, President of the Field Foundation, share tips on expanding your candidate pool and ensuring that new members are heard.

Yes, investors care about gender diversity

By recruiting more women, tech and finance companies stand to add millions to their stock value. Based on research by Thomas Lys, Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information & Management at Kellogg, David P. Daniels at HKUST, Jennifer E. Dannals at Tuck School of Business, and Margaret A. Neale at Stanford GSB.

How to make inclusivity more than just an office buzzword

Ellen Taaffe, Clinical Assistant Professor of Leadership, describes for key elements to keep in mind when building a more inclusive workplace.

Statistics that hurt

Research by Jörg Spenkuch, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Kellogg, Roland G. Fryer, Jr. of Harvard University and Devah Pager of Princeton University finds that racial discrimination among employers could account for at least a third of the raw wage gap between black and white workers.

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