Why It’s Harder for Asians to Succeed in the Workplace

Why It’s Harder for Asians to Succeed in the Workplace

Despite comprising 50% of the workforce in Silicon Valley, less than 2% of managers and executives are Asian. Furthermore, Asian Americans are the least likely racial group to ascend into managerial and executive positions. This obstacle to success compounds institutional bias against Asians by further relegating them into non-leadership positions. The under representation of Asian Americans in leadership positions, both corporate and government, is perhaps the largest issue currently facing the Asian American community in America. The question is, why is it more difficult for Asians to succeed?   Poor Networking Asians tend to invest less time and effort developing strong peer networks, which can impede their professional progress. Strong […]