Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. Men and women are equal, but not the same. In the case of gender equality, we are talking about men and women being identical in value. We are different, but we are equal in value.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

The below post is an excerpt from Cecile Alper-Leroux’s, VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, new book, From Dissonance to Resonance: Bringing Your People and Organization into Sync. For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity.

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Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race (Book Review)

UpstartHR

A few weeks ago a friend recommended a book called Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race and Getting Free From the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us. The book is written by Benjamin Watson. That said, this is not a sports book. It’s a book about work and life.

9 Faces of HR Book Update: Is Salesforce Making Progress on Diversity Since Hiring a Chief Equality Officer?

The HR Capitalist

One of the cool things about writing a book that does at least reasonably well is you start to get questions flowing in about the content you included. I just finished reading your book and I do believe it will help me raise my awareness of my own profile and my peers.

Organizations Need to Intentionally Embrace Diversity

HR Bartender

I’d like to believe that most businesses understand the advantages of having a diverse workplace. Organizations that have diversity realize new ideas and find different ways to solve problems. Brunner shared three key principles that guide their organization and its diversity.

Women Are Leading the Diversity Revolution!

PerformanceICreate

This is not surprising when you consider that most diversity and inclusion initiatives are developed to comply with corporate governance and self-regulation, often under the heading “Corporate Social Responsibility”. Bo Young Lee, diversity and inclusion officer at Uber.

In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

WorkHuman

Grant’s new book, co-written by Sheryl Sandberg, will be released next month. How can you create an environment that not only promotes gender equality, but also psychological safety and belonging ? The business case for diversity is extraordinarily strong.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

TalentCulture

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Each of these could be a separate book, let alone a separate blog. Make Affirmative Efforts To Increase Diversity Of Applicant Pool For Leadership Positions. Leadership gender equality

Wade Davis: Creating Equal Opportunities In The Workplace

SuccessFactors

His passion around gender equality was influenced by Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center , in which author Bell Hooks talks about slavery through the lens of women’s experience. He believes undoing the patriarchy paves the road for gender equality.

The ACTO Stand for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Center for Coaching

ACTO is committed to creating diversity, inclusion and belonging in the coaching profession through calling forth, honoring and inviting the uniqueness of all individuals and diverse life experiences. A book was recommended, “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

The Business Case For Diversity

SuccessFactors

We met about a year ago following the publication of her groundbreaking book, “ What Works? Gender Equality by Design ,” in which she unpacks how behavioral design can help organizations reduce unconscious bias. The issue of diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender.

In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

WorkHuman

Grant’s new book, co-written by Sheryl Sandberg, will be released next month. How can you create an environment that not only promotes gender equality, but also psychological safety and belonging ? The business case for diversity is extraordinarily strong.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite

Workology

When it comes to gender equality in the C-suite, the gap between vision and action is wide. Yet only 39 percent of these same executives ranked gender equality as a top-ten business priority, and only half admitted they have established goals to get there.

How to Embrace Cultural Diversity in Team Engagement

Achievers

According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 78% of Executives see diversity as a competitive advantage. People with diverse experiences are better prepared to offer insights and come up with better solutions. They make diverse teams smarter.

Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I

Workable

We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. That’s why every new feature we build and every improvement we make is designed with equal employment opportunity in mind. You won’t see a list of diversity-specific features, though. Book a demo.

Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally

Thrive Global

Here are some ideas and insights for men and women to collaborate to create a gender-equal world. Women must treat men as allies, not enemies to achieve gender equality globally. Steps to Achieve Gender Equality Globally. Offer equal access to education for women.

Diversity Is Hard Work And Requires Rethinking

SuccessFactors

In the third episode of the SAP Future Factor series , I sat down with Iris Bohnet, professor of public policy and behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to talk about the positive impact of diversity in the workplace for employee engagement and the business bottom line.

Diversity Strategies & Challenges

New to HR

It appears that diversity is unrelated to achieving successful international performance, thus could there be a lack of interest in international positions or even an under-representation of those positions that usually require international experience? DIVERSITY LEADERSHIP STYLES.

Think Crisis; Think Woman

Thrive Global

Note: This article is an adapted excerpt from my award-winning book, “Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally: Think Managers, Think Men; Think Leaders, Think Women.” “Today, IBM is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company.

Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

This year at the Great Place to Work® For All™ 2018 Summit in San Francisco, in conjunction with their latest book release, Great Place to Work shared its exciting new mission to build a better world by helping organizations create Great Places to Work For All.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

SAP Innovation

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Each of these could be a separate book, let alone a separate blog. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions.

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

The walk is just one example of how we are encouraging our employees to bring their authentic self to work and supporting them with employee resource groups,” says Molly Ford, the director of Salesforce’s office of equality. s(HPQ) Lesley Slaton Brown, the company’s chief diversity officer.

Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

LifeSpeak

Diversity and inclusion aren’t buzz words — they’re essential to any organization that hopes to thrive in the 21st century. An increasing number of studies have proven the immense benefits of building up a diverse workforce, from improved staff retention to higher profits.

For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Diversity is being invited to the party. And, many agreed that the Me Too Movement provided a power burst and renewed sense of urgency to the drive for greater equality in the workplace. Tony Prophet, Chief Equality Officer of Salesforce delivers the Summit’s Closing Keynote.

Gender diversity in the workplace: 5 whys and 5 hows

Insperity

Could greater gender diversity in the workplace be the secret weapon in your company’s quest to dominate your market? Could greater gender equality be the untapped power play upon which you build your company’s success? Studies show that business teams with an equal gender mix perform significantly better than male-dominated teams when it comes to both sales and profits. Why you need gender diversity in the workplace. How to create greater gender diversity.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Total kindle books mentioned: 24). Be careful!

#HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord & Taylor?

HRmarketer

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive… Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and women’s behavior. HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord… Click To Tweet. Employees will book time off using Alexa-style devices – (Computer Weekly). Recapping SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference #SHRMDiv. Tags: Diversity.

To Combat My Feelings of Helplessness, I Turned to Baking

Thrive Global

Let me be clear: this is not a book telling women that if they get back into the kitchen and start baking, their rage will be sedated and all will be well. This is a book about women’s voices, women’s recipes, women in community with one another. It was late September 2018.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. People from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences come together to strengthen the diverse workforce. It focuses on creating an environment where diverse employees are accepted and appreciated.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%.

How Diversity And Inclusion Are Driving the Bottom Line At American Express

TalentCulture

At many corporations, diversity is viewed as a “nice to have.” Diversity isn’t about ticking off boxes, however. It helps with our retention, because our general employee base likes knowing they work for a company that has an inclusive workforce that supports equality.”

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent.

For Girls Eyeing – But Not Yet Entering – Today’s Workforce

Thrive Global

So began a fascinating interview with Michelle King , Director of Inclusion at Netflix, gender equality expert, host of the podcast The Fix and recent author of THE FIX: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work. MK: This is so important, and a big part of why I wrote the book. And know, above all else, that future equality and inclusion will come from workplaces changing to meet the needs of women, not the other way around.

Why Diversity Matters to Capacity-Driven Success

Women of HR

Diversity tends to be a very hot topic on the web and in the news. More diverse companies, we believe, are better able to win top talent and improve their customer orientation, employee satisfaction, and decision making, and all that leads to a virtuous cycle of increasing returns. You can make a slate of diverse talent ripe for your own efforts by nurturing your leadership pool from within. Diversity is the pathway to current and future corporate capacity.

#HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Your Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018

HRmarketer

HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018. After years of handling worker complaints through phone calls, in-person office visits and snail mail, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is going digital — and that’s helping the federal agency make a dent in its backlog of charges. This Simple Chart Will Get You To Rethink Your Diversity Program (FC) . RELATED: 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune).

Women in Leadership Share Challenges of Workforce Diversity, Pillars of Success

Entelo

While many companies support gender diversity , workplace equality remains an initiative yearning for action. Evidently , at the current pace, it’ll take longer than a century before there’s gender equality in the C-suite. Recruiting Diversity diversity hiring