What Works (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2016-03-01
Utmärkelser
Short-listed for Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2016
Förlag
The Belknap Press
Illustratör/Fotograf
11 halftones
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
209 x 146 x 31 mm
Vikt
562 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780674089037
What Works (inbunden)

What Works

Gender Equality by Design

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"Compelling, lucid, and filled with actionable insights, What Works draws from a deep well of research to explain how we can end gender inequality."--Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals "A pathbreaking work, packed with insights on every page... The best book ever written on behavioral science and discrimination."--Cass Sunstein, coauthor of Nudge A Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award Finalist Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back, and de-biasing people's minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Diversity training programs have had limited success, and individual effort alone often invites backlash. Behavioral design offers a new solution. By de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts. Presenting research-based solutions, Iris Bohnet hands us the tools we need to move the needle in classrooms and boardrooms, in hiring and promotion, benefiting businesses, governments, and the lives of millions. What Works is built on new insights into the human mind. It draws on data collected by companies, universities, and governments in Australia, India, Norway, the United Kingdom, the United States, Zambia, and other countries, often in randomized controlled trials. It points out dozens of evidence-based interventions that could be adopted right now and demonstrates how research is addressing gender bias, improving lives and performance. What Works shows what more can be done--often at shockingly low cost and surprisingly high speed.
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Iris Bohnet has not only managed to successfully explain how gender bias exists in all of us, she then goes on to provide straightforward, practical suggestions to overcome the suboptimal status quo. A groundbreaking book with solutions that every institution and corporation should implement in their quest for high performance.--Carol Schwartz, Founding Chair, Women's Leadership Institute Australia Professor Bohnet has written a pathbreaking book documenting how unconscious biases and stereotypes are pervasive barriers to gender equality. The book combines brilliant insights from behavioral research with practical recommendations about how to design policies and organizations to counter these biases and accelerate progress toward gender parity. The moral case for gender parity is indisputable; the business case is compelling. Now Professor Bohnet has written a how-to manual, based on rigorous research, about how to achieve this goal.--Laura D. Tyson, Professor of Business Administration and Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business Fresh, scholarly, and illuminating. Iris Bohnet brings a new lens to gender discussion that will spark much-needed debate.--Tina Brown A handy manual about promoting gender in the workplace, which is up front about what works, and what doesn't.--Rebecca Smith"Management Today" (06/09/2016) True to its title, Iris Bohnet's timely book marshals evidence from proven research to designing interventions that actually work. A must-read for anyone trying to move the needle on gender diversity.--Herminia Ibarra, Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning, INSEAD To blindly assume that sexism is a thing of the past is to fly in the face of the wealth of modern-day experimental evidence presented in this fascinating book... From the boardroom to the classroom, this book outlines a set of tools that we need to design organizations in a way that sets us free from unconscious gender bias... Bohnet's book is a call to action--and it is one that organizations cannot afford to ignore.--Victoria Bateman"Times Higher Education" (03/10/2016) Drawing on a deep well of research and expertise, Iris Bohnet's new book gives companies a practical and invaluable toolkit for designing a gender-equal culture. Her business case for action is so compelling that it should be required reading for every corporate leader.--Fr d ric Roz , President and CEO, L'Or al USA Thoroughly evidence-based and intensely practical. This book will provide employers with ways to think about what changes they can and should be making to address unintentional discrimination in the workplace, and how such changes would benefit everyone.-- (04/01/2016) If you think you have no gender bias, you should read this book. It will surprise you. Bohnet uses hard evidence to show that complacency about gender equality is dangerous because bias in the workplace remains widespread, entrenched and destructive. Sometimes depressing, always compelling, this work makes it clear how much work has yet to be done.-- (05/19/2016) This is a persuasive manual for anyone seeking to eliminate unconscious biases--in recruitment and management--that perpetuate imbalances between men and women. Bohnet offers invaluable, research-based guidance about how to design and run organizations that are not only fairer, but better.-- (12/02/2016) [Bohnet's] straightforward tools for designing inclusive and diverse workplaces and institutions are a boon to anyone who hopes to study, work, and live in an atmosphere of openness and civility.--Kavita Nandini Ramdas"Stanford Social Innovation Review" (06/01/2016) This book is easy to follow with helpful summaries and an inspiring finish. I would highly recommend that anyone who manages people gives it a go. It is stuffed with experiments and data drawn from all over the world...This is a must-have guide for anyone in charge of a diversity budget.-- (03/02/2016) Bohnet ele

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Iris Bohnet is a behavioral economist, Professor and Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.