2020-21 Racial Inequality and Systemic Racism

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OB Division Rapid Research Plenary: Racial Inequality and Systemic Racism

Sunday, August 9,
1.30 – 3.00 pm EDT

Synchronous session

1.30: Introduction to the session

1.40: First block of presentations + Q&A/Discussion

  • Racial discrimination in the recruitment process – a problem in the German public sector?Thorsten Auer, University of Paderborn
  • The new modern racism: Perceptions of workforce segregation - Jennifer R. Bishop & Jason Brooker, Case Western Reserve University
  • Diversity and inclusion as a social phenomenon Elochukwu Uzor & Michelle MacMahon (presenter), Trinity College Dublin
  • Black careers matter: How organisational social experiences and social networks affect career development for black people and people of colourNicola Thomas, Technical University of Denmark, & Helen P. N. Hughes, University of Leeds
  • Race and gender in career choices: Can identity be leveraged to increase diversity in underrepresented professions?Nuria Tolsá-Caballero, University College London, Curtis Chan, Boston College, & Chia-Jung Tsay, University College London

2.15: Second block of presentations + Q&A/Discussion

  • Exploring self-views of disadvantage and success as interwoven antecedents of White men’s racial privilege acknowledgment - Sean B. Fath, Cornell University, Anyi Ma (Presenter), Tulane University & Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, Duke University
  • The misperception of progress towards diversity, equality, and inclusion in organizations - Michael W. Kraus, LaStarr Hollie, & Brittany Torrez, Yale University
  • Seizing the moment of a “seismic shift”: Moving the DEI needle forwardShaista E. Khilji, George Washington University
  • At war with myself: Competing identity targets in Black law enforcement officers working the BLM protestMelanie K. Prengler, Texas A&M University, Nitya Chawla, Texas A&M University, Angelica Leigh, Duke University, & Kristie M. Rogers, Marquette University
  • Sounds of leadership? A mismatch between Asian Americans’ communication style and leader prototypes in the United StatesSarah Lee, Pepperdine University, & Melissa Williams, Emory University

2.50: Wrap-up & closing