Study: Corporate America's Lack of Diversity Will Tend to Perpetuate Itself Forever. Dang!

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Hello, and thank you for your interest in “corporate diversity.” We share your commitment to diverse leadership in the workplace! There is just, ah, one slight hiccup, according to this report...

Says here that corporate diversity is mathematically impossible given current practices. Dang.

The Washington Post reports:

A new report from the Center for Talent Innovation, a think tank focused on research about leadership and diversity issues, offers a reminder of just how rare it is for people to choose proteges who don’t look like them. In a new report released Tuesday that surveyed more than 3,200 college-educated employees nationally who work in white-collar jobs, it found that 71 percent of those who identified as sponsors said their protege was the same race or gender as their own. It built on past research that had found 58 percent of women and 54 percent of men admitted to choosing a protege because they “make me feel comfortable.”


Fortunately this will not be a problem because America’s corporate leadership is an exact demographic reflection of the population at large.

No need to rise up and wrest control from the powers be, that’s for sure!