Dr. Shirley Davis explains how diversity and inclusion are imperative to building great business strategies.
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Incremental progress in diversity and inclusion is no longer enough, according to Ted Childs, president & CEO of Ted Childs, LLP, who spoke during the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Diversity and Inclusion Global Thought Leaders’ Summit, held March 4-5, 2010, at the Gaylord National Harbor in the Washington, D.C., area. “We are looking for game-changing outcomes,” he said. “We want leapfrog progress,” he added.
ATLANTA—Speakers at Linkage’s 11th Annual Summit on Leading Diversity held here April 26-28, 2010, made it clear that diversity and inclusion issues affect people around the world, whether they are at work or school or from government or industry.
This article was co-authored by Mary Martinéz and Michal Fineman.
Question: How can we measure global diversity?
SAN DIEGO—On June 28, 2010 former Vice President of the United States Al Gore encouraged Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference attendees to see the opportunities in crises and advocate for long-term rather than short-term solutions.
Gore said that in Chinese and Japanese, the word crisis is written with two characters—one for danger and one for opportunity. Too often, all that is seen in a crisis is the danger, he remarked.
Michael Wilkinson says that culture is the key driver in business benefits.
Human resource executives command many tools to foster innovative workplace cultures.
When U.S. athlete Dick Fosbury sailed over the high jump bar at 7 feet, 4¼ inches during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, he set a record with the "Fosbury Flop."
Twisting his body, he arched his back to sail over the bar with his feet above his head. The odd technique was a revolution from previous methods—the scissors kick, the California western roll, the straddle—and garnered Fosbury a gold medal and a place in history. It soon came to be the dominant method of high jumping.
Saundarya Rajesh discusses how women have influenced innovations in the workplace.
Ted Kennedy Jr. speaks about how the Americans with Disabilities Act has empowered those with disabilities for the past 20 years.
Finally, Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives have found something they can agree on—working to improve the diversity of congressional office staffs.