Managers beware of gender faultlines

Do you have gender “faultlines” in your organization? New research suggests that such fissures appear when gender differences solidify into cliques. And this tends to occur when members of one gender share other demographic traits and professional interests, such as age, job responsibilities and time served. For example, the men in one organization might be young techies, while the women might tend to be middle-aged marketers. Or vice versa. What’s important is that several qualities align in addition to gender, creating a stronger sense of in-group identity among men and women. —> Read More