Monday, August 15, 2011

Closing the workplace gender gap: HKS's Bohnet researches 'nudge' approach to correct imbalance

Iris Bohnet discusses her work on gender equality nudges in the Harvard Gazette.
Full article here.

"Many organizations now want to change, want to close gender gaps, partly because it is the right thing to do … but also because it increasingly is the smart thing to do," said Kennedy School Academic Dean Iris Bohnet during an interview. "Nudges change the environment ever so slightly — they change organizational practices, they change how we hire, how we promote people, creating a more equal playing field for men and women."

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