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People who see men and women as fundamentally different are more likely to accept workplace discrimination

  • How should people who care about gender equality in the workplace argue their case?

The most popular approach is to make the “business case” argument: that greater inclusion of women enhances profits and performance.

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Unfortunately, the business case argument often draws on a “gender essentialist” view.

Kez 1aThis holds that women are fundamentally, immutably and naturally different from men.

The inclusion of women benefits the organisation, it suggests, because women bring uniquely female skills and perspectives that complement those of men.

One company that…

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