While the overwhelming majority of executives feel diversity in the workplace improves a company’s performance, only some are taking the steps needed to ensure it exists, new research shows.
Let’s face it: doing business today isn’t like it was even 30 years ago. Your customers are different, but what about your staff? In the new book “The Diversity Index” by Susan E. Reed, you’ll see how you can strengthen your workplace by letting go of certain archaic practices in hiring.
Source: William Reed, NNPA, BlackVoiceNews.com (NNPA)–To this point, the economic growth leader of the 21st century is the wireless communications industry. Millions of people regularly use cellular phones. With today’s cell phone, you can talk to anyone on the planet. Inside your cell phone are: a compact speaker, microphone, keyboard, display screen, and a powerful […]
You’ve achieved diversity. Now what? University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business professor, Martin Davidson, answers this question in his new book, “The End of Diversity as We Know It,” as well as, So what is diversity for? For that matter, what is diversity?
Every year, during the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we usually bring out a series of statistics regarding the presence of Hispanics in institutions that shape the economic, political and social American landscape. It is then that we realize the “mea culpas” we give ourselves for the little we have advanced, and they are not few, especially in two areas that define the true power of a community: the politics and the corporative.
The diversity model in most organizations is broken. But there is a new, compelling way forward: companies need to use diversity for growth. It’s time to take a business approach in order to get the most productivity, employee satisfaction and authenticity from the underutilized talent pool that hides within America’s corporations.
Can the 101-year-old civil rights group’s services-focused approach help a recession-battered black community?
ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nearly 1,000 Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 executives, business school leaders and top MBA students committed to corporate diversity will attend the 45th Annual Orientation Program & Career Forum.
Mary Ellen Slayter, senior editor of SmartBrief, led a panel discussion titled “Taking the Social Media Leap” at People Report’s Summer Camp Workforce Symposium in Dallas last week. Panelists talked about their experiences with intranets, social media policy and viral recruitment channels, including YouTube.
Boston businesswoman Carol Fulp was appointed as a public delegate representing the United States at the United Nations.