August 18, 2017
Having a diverse staff can improve your company because people from different backgrounds bring different perspectives to the decision-making process. For example, research suggests that companies with females on their boards financially outperform companies with all male boards.
August 16, 2017
For at least the last decade, career experts have advised young ambitious women to find a mentor to help them progress up the ladder. While a mentor can help a young, less experienced worker chart the path before them, experts are now adding that women also need a sponsor to push them ahead.
August 9, 2017
Indian society still has much progress to make as far as breaking away from patriarchal traditions and old-fashioned gender roles go. These are six ways they can help pull up more chairs rather than simply guard their own.
August 8, 2017
Leaders have to understand personality differences and manage how people interact with one another, as globalisation transforms the way we work – we now need the ability to decode cultural differences to work effectively with clients, suppliers and colleagues around the world.
August 3, 2017
In each of the last five years, more than 20 board diversity proposals have been brought to U.S. companies, encouraging some to change their policies and avoid a public referendum.
July 31, 2017
Employee resource groups, business resource groups or communities are an important part of any holistic, global diversity and inclusion strategy. Despite any flaws in names and naming conventions, the objectives and functions they fulfill should be a priority for all employees who care about talent, culture and business performance.
July 27, 2017
In the startup world, gender-based judgments do exist which seek to define or limit a woman’s role as an effective and valued worker. So how do we correct this perception?
July 27, 2017
The percentage of black leaders at JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Goldman Sachs is falling even as the U.S. workforce gets more diverse.
July 25, 2017
Many businesses acknowledge the importance of building a diverse team. But if employees of different backgrounds don’t feel like they belong, diversity doesn’t mean much.
July 19, 2017
What challenges does management typically face when it comes to retaining women on a leadership path within the company? How can they work to address those obstacles?