On the Diversity of Diversity: Tidy Logic, Messier Realities

Klein, Katherine J.; Harrison, David A.
November 2007
Academy of Management Perspectives;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p26
Academic Journal
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 authors focus their critique on the simplicity of Page's arguments and frameworks, contending that the reality of the workplace is not so simply organized. The authors also critique Page for a too narrow conceptualization of diversity, limiting it to knowledge, heuristics, and perspectives. The authors also cite Page's egalitarian group dynamics as unrealistic.


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