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Have you been labelled at work by your gender, age or ethnicity? Here's how those labels can delegitimize you

By Claudine Mangen, RBC Professor in Responsible Organizations and Associate Professor, Concordia University
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Have you or a colleague ever been negatively labelled at work, whether it’s based on your gender, age, race or ethnicity? Labels can often be mundane because we use them spontaneously on an everyday basis. But they can also be far from innocuous. Labels convey value judgments and serve to control the behaviour of the people they’re applied to.

My explanations of labelling draw on research, including my own. I head a research program on gender inequalities and organizational leadership at Concordia…The Conversation

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