Episode #116 – Addressing & Overcoming DEI Initiative Resistance : Eric Knowles and Eric Shuman

In today’s episode, Teresa talks with Eric Shuman and Eric Knowles. Eric Shuman is a postdoctoral fellow at New York University, Eric Knowles is an associate professor of psychology at New York University.

Dr. Shuman and Dr. Knowles recently published an article “To Overcome Resistance to DEI, Understand What’s Driving It” with Amit Goldenberg. Teresa, Dr. Shuman, and Dr. Knowles discuss insight and guidance on DEI and why some people resist it.

Dr. Shuman and Dr. Knowles give tips on how to overcome resistance and how to move forward in the workplace.

To read the article, click here

Episode Timestamp

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:20DEI Awareness and Resistance 10:45Break and Public Service Announcement 11:10How to Overcome 24:56Teresa’s Closing Remarks
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Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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