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A meta-analytic evaluation of diversity training outcomes

Available Online http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/job....
Publication Date November 2013
Author Zachary T. Kalinoski, Debra Steele-Johnson, Elizabeth J. Peyton, Keith A. Leas, Julie Steinke, and Nathan A. Bowling
Source Journal of Organizational Behavior
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This article focuses on the evaluation of diversity training outcomes. This meta-analysis examines potential differential effects on affective-based, cognitive-based, and skill-based outcomes to examine potential moderators of those effects. Additionally, the article aims to provide quantitative estimates of these relationships. Results revealed sizable effects on all three outcomes, as well as interesting boundary conditions for these effects on affective-based outcomes. Hence, this article provides practical value by providing quantitative evidence that diversity training changes trainee outcomes.

Keywords Diversity training, training evaluation, meta-analysis
Reference

Kalinoski, Z.T., Steele-Johnson, D., Peyton, E.J., Leas, K.A., Steinke, J., & Bowling, N.A. (2013). A meta-analytic evaluation of diversity training outcomes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34(8), 1076-1104.

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