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Three fun facts:
■ Microinequities are a form of punishment for being different and occur in the context of work without regard to performance or merit.
■ Microinequities undermine the effectiveness of the recipient.
■ Microinequities take up workplace time and energy and undermine interpersonal trust and relationships.
■ 28% lost work time avoiding the instigator of the incivility/microinequity,
■ 53% lost time worrying about the incident/future interactions,
■ 37% believed their commitment at work declined,
■ 22% have decreased their effort at work,
■ 10% decreased the amount of time that they spent at work, and
■ 12% actually changed jobs to avoid the instigator.
Dr. Steve Yacovelli (“The Gay Leadership Dude”) is Owner & Principal of TopDog Learning Group, LLC, a learning and development, leadership, change management, and diversity and consulting firm based in Orlando, FL with affiliates across the globe. With over 25 years’ experience, Steve understands the power of using academic theory and applying it to the “real” world for better results. His latest book, Pride Leadership: Strategies for the LGBTQ+ Leader to be the King or Queen of their Jungle is available June 2019. topdoglearning.biz.
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