Meg Warren

Meg Warren shares what effective allies do differently

January 30, 2023

Center for Positive Organizations (CPO) Faculty Affiliate Meg Warren shares her research surrounding what effective allies do differently and how certain character strengths and virtues can lay the groundwork for becoming an effective ally in “Research: What Effective Allies do Differently” for Harvard Business Review.

Her four-stage model of allyship development is comprised of nine key virtues that will enable allies to promote the well-being of co-workers from marginalized groups. By leveraging their virtues, allies have a clearer understanding why they support others and are able to maintain the support long term.

Meg Warren, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Management at Western Washington University.