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Being the token female or minority boss is better for YOUR career than encouraging greater diversity, claims new study

Women and ethnic minorities who reach executive level positions in corporate America have more to lose from encouraging and promoting diversity in the workplace than their white male counterparts, claims a new study.

Researchers from The University of Colorado found that female and minorities managers who tried to encourage greater diversity were treated with suspicion by their peers and bosses who thought they were indulging in selfish favoritism rather than promoting deserving candidates.

White male leaders who sought to promote diversity didn't have the same stigma attached to them.

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