October 28, 2016
Tagged: Adelphi University, Office of the President, Diversity & Inclusion

Devaluing Colleagues is a Defeating Habit

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Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D.

Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D.

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Christine M. Riordan addressed the dangers of devaluing colleagues based on unfound biases about appearance and difference.
“We live and work in a time that supposedly values diversity and inclusion,” she wrote. “However, there is ample evidence that workers often feel excluded and devalued by others and that leads to many negative outcomes.
Dr. Riordan offered seven tips to take daily to “end devaluation in ourselves and others.”
» Read her op-ed and see her tips in the Huffington Post.

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