Professor Mary Gentile’s Giving Voice to Values (GVV) work delves into how we can tackle values issues. Here, she and Lisa Cannell offer insights to help women and men respond to unintended or uninformed — but nevertheless problematic — behaviors before they rise to the level of reporting offenses.
Research shows that corporate boards with gender diversity are more effective than those without. But while the percentage of women on boards has risen, few are reaching positions of power. Professor Kim Whitler and colleague Deborah Henretta discuss the difference between presence and influence.
Professor Kristin Behfar sat down with UVA Today to share six tips for doing away with — or at least minimizing — the day-to-day frustrations that crop up despite our best intentions.
As employees spend an ever-growing proportion of their time in teams at the workplace, companies and psychologists the world over have long been trying to decode the ideal mix of individual qualifications and group traits that make those teams operate as optimally as possible.
How do people respond to social identity threats — circumstances under which people think they may be devalued simply because of their social identity (ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation) or membership in a particular group?