In my last post, I encouraged employers to anticipate and plan for discussions about race in the workplace following President Obama’s suggestion last week the workplace may be an appropriate forum in which to “convene a conversation about race.”
Today, Grace Tatter, writing for Corporate Counsel continues the discussion and provides insights for employers from Richard Cohen, a partner in Fox Rothschild’s labor and employment practice and Michael Norton, an associate professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. Oh, and yeah, I’m also quoted.
Readers interested in this discussion may also find Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management Evan P. Apfelbaum’s research of interest. Here is a link to an opinion piece he did for CNN discussing what he views as “The Risks of Ignoring Race in the Workplace.”
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