Gender Discrimination in the workplace may occur in different ways.
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No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Gender inequality in organizations is a complex phenomenon that can be seen in organizational structures, processes, and practices.
For women, some of the most harmful gender inequalities are enacted within human resources HRs practices. This is because HR practices i. We propose a model of gender discrimination in HR that emphasizes the reciprocal nature of gender inequalities within organizations.
We suggest that gender discrimination in HR-related decision-making and in the enactment of HR practices stems from gender inequalities in broader organizational structures, processes, and practices. This includes leadership, structure, strategy, culture, organizational climate, as well as HR policies.
Although we portray gender inequality as a self-reinforcing system that can perpetuate discrimination, important levers for reducing discrimination are identified. Importantly, such discrimination against women largely can be attributed to human resources HR policies and HR-related decision-making.
Furthermore, when employees interact with organizational decision makers during HR practices, or when they are told the outcomes of HR-related decisions, they may experience personal discrimination in the form of sexist comments.
Within this paper, we delineate the nature of discrimination within HR policies, decisions, and their enactment, as well as explore the causes of such discrimination in the workplace. Gender inequalities in HR policy are a form of institutional discrimination.
We review evidence of institutional discrimination against women within HR policies set out to determine employee selection, performance evaluations, and promotions. Finally, we provide evidence of personal discrimination against women by organizational decision makers in HR-related decision-making and in the enactment of HR policies.Women and Men in STEM Often at Odds Over Workplace Equity 4.
Blacks in STEM jobs are especially concerned about diversity and discrimination in the workplace. Employment discrimination is a form of discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity by employers.
Earnings differentials or occupational differentiation—where differences in pay come from differences in qualifications or responsibilities—should not be confused with employment discrimination.
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