Tag Archives: workplace discrimination

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is a key issue in modern business practices and has been viewed through various disciplinary lenses. In a corporate setting, managing DE&I involves acknowledging and valuing the diverse attributes that contribute to each employee’s unique identity. These attributes include not only demographic factors like gender, age, and race, but also … Continue reading The Key Role of Internal Communication for DEI in Italy

Hair Bias

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Black pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Black History Month. Dove and LinkedIn studied how Black women in the U.S. experience discrimination during the hiring process and in the workplace for their hairstyles. A survey of 2,990 … Continue reading How Black Women are Impacted by Race-Based Hair Bias in the Workplace

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. SummaryFocusing on racial minority employees’ experience, this study examined how internal communication affects employee coping behaviors related to workplace race discrimination. Specifically, the authors compared emotion-focused with problem-focused coping strategies. While emotional coping prompts individuals to manage their emotions rather than their problems, problem-focused … Continue reading Coping With Workplace Discrimination: The Role of Internal Communication

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center Summary This study explored how transparent internal communication mitigated employees’ perceptions of workplace discrimination based on experiences (i.e., discrimination directed at the personal self) and observations (i.e., perceiving the presence of discrimination in the workplace). In this study, workplace discrimination is viewed as formal … Continue reading Marginalized Employee Perspectives on Workplace Discrimination