Women are markedly more tolerant than men

Women are markedly more tolerant than men

The graphic above is one of the findings of a major research study SACS undertook in partnership with the Scanlon Foundation, an NFP dedicated to advancement of the cause of inclusion.  We measured a range of characteristics of a very large sample of people (just...
Four key reasons people are prejudiced

Four key reasons people are prejudiced

Why are people prejudiced against other people? Why do racism and sexism occur? Why are some people lacking in acceptance of people with disability or the elderly? SACS and Deakin University partnered in a study late last year on why people are intolerant. The results...
Optimising Diversity Friendliness in Your Workforce.

Optimising Diversity Friendliness in Your Workforce.

There has been much written in recent times about when diversity goes wrong. We have all seen high-profile cases of exploitation where people seeking to go about their work were treated with a lack of respect or even criminally. For a couple of years now, SACS has...
Measurement of racism and sexism

Measurement of racism and sexism

Are you worried about the prospect of hiring employees who have racist or sexist attitudes?  You should be – there is much evidence that people with these attitudes act badly towards the people they do not respect.  These attitudes are extremely difficult to uncover...