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What does 'diversity' mean to you? The answer may depend on your race
August 9, 2014
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, the University of Virginia and the University of California, Los Angeles collaborated to study how whites, Asian-Americans and African-Americans evaluate diversity. The research included three studies and participants were asked to rate the diversity of various groups of people that were presented as a team at work.
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