TITLE

Viewing Diversity Through Different Lenses: Avoiding a Few Blind Spots

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Myrtle P.; Berry, Daphne P.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article is a response to the article "Making the Difference: Applying a Logic of Diversity," by Scott Page in this issue of the journal. The author surveys relevant academic literature concerning the logic of diversity, including a study published by Cox and Blake in 1991. The author also critiques several of the "lessons" Page offers in his article, including relevant diversity, the conflation of identity and stereotypes, and the willingness to consult dissenters in business planning. The author concludes that Page's logic would be more helpful if it factored in different types of diversity.
ACCESSION #
27895336

 

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