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Post date: August 25, 2020
In the name of anti-racism, an overtly racist theory has penetrated pop culture and cascaded into corporate HR departments. According to this theory, white people are so entitled to feeling comfortable that they ooze “fragility”—defensiveness, tears, even vitriol—when conversations about race need...
Post date: August 13, 2020
America’s higher education institutions have a consistent response to addressing race scandals—they throw a diversity hire at the problem. In the face of mounting racial tension, or in the event of a discrimination reproach, college and university leaders look to carve out space at their leadership...
Post date: October 19, 2016
Successful boards are diverse, including a group of dissimilar executives handpicked to support the organization’s strategic goals. Also, they have strong governance. They work within well-defined practices and rules that control the organization, which empowers them to pursue the organization’s...
Post date: March 6, 2018
The loudly proclaimed assertion by corporations that they are a meritocracy is a myth. In a true meritocracy, what you do, and not who you are, matters--therefore those who “make it” do so because of their excellent ability. However, in looking at how Latinos are doing, meritocracy is not...
Post date: November 5, 2019
As an HR leader in the technology sector, Whitney Bennett has been able to apply her personal experience as a female leader in shaping company policies. Her tips on reducing bias in hiring are rooted in this blend of HR knowledge and first-hand experience.  HRPS: What parts of the hiring process...
Post date: May 5, 2020
Tyrone Mitchell graduated from Howard University with a degree in engineering, yet his 25 years of experience at BP has led to many different roles. As the Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Fuels North America, for BP, he applied his engineering mindset to the challenges of diversity and inclusion....
Post date: October 13, 2016
What will our company look like in 15 to 20 years? That’s a question that many major company boards are not asking of themselves, and the result is that directors are being selected or re-elected who do not objectively represent shareholders, employees, and consumers. This question is really at the...
Post date: August 22, 2019
This post is part of a series about using the Giving Voice to Values method to help leaders become more inclusive and cultivate more diverse organizations. For more on Giving Voice to Values, read the Summer 2019 issue of People + Strategy.  Ethical issues related to inclusion and diversity (I&...
Post date: March 20, 2018
Finding and keeping top talent is an ongoing challenge, especially in high-tech sectors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics CareerCast site recently reported that in 2018 application software developers will top the list of the ten toughest jobs to fill with more than a quarter of a million vacancies...