• Frank Dobbin


The Origins and Effects of Corporate Diversity Programs. Frank Dobbin, 2013, Book Chapter. "Corporations have implemented a wide range of equal opportunity and diversity programs since the 1960s. This chapter reviews studies of the origins of these programs, surveys that assess the popularity of different programs, and research on the effects of programs on the workforce. Human resources managers championed several waves of innovations: corporate equal opportunity policies and recruitment and training programs in the 1960s, bureaucratic hiring and promotion policies and grievance mechanisms in the 1970s..." Link verified August 21, 2014