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Indiana Univ. establishes Kinsey-Kelley Center for Gender Equity in Business
2022-06-28

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A new research center at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington will address issues of gender inequity, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment in the workplace, through an innovative partnership between the Kinsey Institute and the Kelley School of Business.

The partnership has included joint research projects and a team-taught class that equips MBA students to be empathetic managers of equitable workplaces free of sexual misconduct.

Through research, education and training, the Kinsey-Kelley Center for Gender Equity in Business will prepare current and future business leaders to create organizational cultures and instill individual behaviors that advance equality in business operations and create safer work environments. Setting it apart from initiatives elsewhere is the involvement of the Kinsey Institute, which has been involved in scientific knowledge and research on issues in sexuality, gender and reproduction for several decades.

The new center will provide a platform for creating other teaching and learning opportunities, including support for a required course for undergraduates on ethics in business and cases that will explore the ethical and legal landscape of sexual harassment, gender bias in hiring and promotion, workplace relationships and pay inequities.


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