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Conquering Workplace MicroInequity and Bias

Conquering Workplace MicroInequity and Bias Back in the seventies, the world first heard of the terms microinequity and microaggression and their impact on society. These types of practices are those minor events when people perceive themselves to be different from…

Understanding MicroInequity

Ignored; this happens to people anytime, anywhere. Overlooked, singled out, we sometimes cannot help but question ourselves why such things happen in society today, a society that’s supposed to be better because of the lessons learned in the past. Staring…

Microinequity

Microinequity, according to Sandler[1], refers to the ways in which individuals are “either singled out, or overlooked, ignored, or otherwise discounted” based on an unchangeable characteristic such as race or gender. A microinequity generally takes the form of a gesture,…

Microinequity and the Workplace

The ways businesses operate is changing due to the dawn of globalization and outsourcing. New avenues are being opened and old ways are being made obsolete. Suddenly, businesses that were formerly local became exposed to other cultures and ways. With…

When Microaggression Messes Up the Work Environment

Many people have encountered the effects of microaggression in the workplace in one way or another. Microaggression includes those specific interactions in the work environment that result from culture clashes in the form and practices of non-physical aggression, insults, and…

How Discretionary Effort Can Bring Out the Best in All of Us

Bringing out the best in everyone within a workgroup who shared a common goal takes a large amount of effort. First of all, equity in the workplace must be maintained at all times. This facilitates better productivity as everyone feels…

Increasing Discretionary Effort in the Workplace

Discretionary effort is the extra mile an employee is willing to take in order to satisfy his customers and coworkers. Employees get hired because of their skills but it is their discretionary effort that becomes the measure of his/her value…

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