Video Series: 3-Minute Research Insights

The Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) gives you access to thought leadership advancing women and gender equity.

These short videos are inspired by a WAPPP seminar series, “Promoting Gender Equity at Work.” Each video page links to additional resources to learn more. A new video will be featured each week.

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Three Things You Should Know with Lisa Leslie

Why do organizational policies and procedures fail to improve diversity outcomes?

The purpose of diversity initiatives is to help groups that face disadvantage in society achieve better outcomes in organizations, but they often do not work as intended. In this video, Lisa Leslie, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at New York University, examines four unintended consequence types—backfire, negative spillover, positive spillover, and false progress—and the underlying mechanisms and processes that produce them.

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