Some would say that the increase in Asian leadership is due to immigration and globalization. This might be a popular perception, but Nielsen’s research shows that this dynamic group is not only talented but savvy as consumers. Moreover, the Asian population is leading in consumer spending as well.
DiversityMBA congratulates the 2015 Top 100 Under 50 Executive & Emerging Leader winners!
At the top of the list for the third year in a row is Colgate-Palmolive. The company’s career page touts its commitment to “encouraging a healthy balance between work and personal responsibilities” and considerations like nearby childcare centers; emergency in-home care for dependents; tuition assistance; health, legal, and financial counseling services; and relocation assistance feature […]
2015 DiversityMBA 9th Annual Leadership & Awards Gala will be held September 16th-18th at the Double Tree by Hilton, in Oak Brook IL. REGISTER TODAY!
Money wasn’t the only thing that enabled financier Cosimo de’ Medici to become de facto ruler of Florence for much of the Italian Renaissance. He exemplified a special leadership skill — the ability to get diverse teams of contending bankers, merchants, and traders to collaborate effectively. How? He identified with each group’s sentiments and mindsets. […]
Posted on July 7, 2015.
The Combined Black Workforces of Google, Facebook, and Twitter Could Fit on a Single Jumbo Jet…African Americans comprise 13 percent of the overall workforce, which means they are underrepresented at Google, Facebook, and Twitter by a factor of 7. Here’s a visual comparison of the black employees…
Posted on June 26, 2015.
“I will acknowledge that this is truly a conversation I did not want to have. I am not sure of the psychological, relative nature of bias and racism, but I am warning you we’d better make sure we uncover any traces of deep, embedded, subconscious bias and hatred that could overflow into the workplace.”
Posted on June 25, 2015.
TOKYO — Just three months ago, Akio Toyoda sent shock waves through Toyota Motor Corp., promoting three non-Japanese executives to top positions at headquarters in an effort to make the company’s leadership reflect its global reach. Yet a pair of culture clashes last week suggest that the Toyota chief’s effort to shake up the company […]
Posted on June 23, 2015.
Diversity MBA announces the 2015 50 Out Front Best Places For Women & Diverse Women To Work: #1. AT&T.
Posted on June 18, 2015.
After collecting data for more than 10 years, trying to determine a metric or two, I asked myself: What is the value of the service we provide at Diversity MBA? More importantly, who gives a hoot and why? There are so many organizations claiming to rank the best in class, or […]
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Posted on June 7, 2015.
The “Best in Class” awards recognize the Top 10 companies in each of the areas the magazine benchmarks, recognizing the companies that have demonstrated consistency and excellence and best practices in management and leadership in each area. The six areas measured are Recruitment, Representation, Succession Planning, Workplace Inclusion, Accountability, and Board Diversity. The “Best in […]
Posted on June 6, 2015.
It’s important to realize that diversity doesn’t look the same in every environment. For example, creating diversity in organizations in countries like Africa can be different than creating diversity in organizations operating stateside, said Cynthia Hardy Young, CEO and Founder of Pivot Global Partners. And the first step is to respect and honor local cultures, […]
Posted on May 28, 2015.
“I decided that, on Memorial Day in 2015, I would not use the phrase “Happy Memorial Day.” This is a day that honors those who gave the ultimate sacrifice defending our country, and it might in fact offend someone to put the day on the same level as all other holidays.”