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The Importance of Developing Soft Skills in the Workplace

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence I have previously blogged about the importance of developing soft skills. In today's blog I update the discussion by addressing ways to improve your soft skills. First, it's important to understand the importance of developing these skills in the workplace. Developing Soft Skills in the Workplace I... Read more →


Will Recent Events Impact University and Corporate Programs on DEI?

Building an Ethical Culture: The Role of DEI. Today’s businesses are held to a higher ethical standard than ever before. The meteoric rise of social media means that brands across the world are finally being held accountable for their actions by the general public. This includes programs on diversity, equity,... Read more →


What is the Relationship Between ‘Conscious Capitalism’, ‘Stakeholder Capitalism’, and ESG?

Operationalizing CSR I have previously blogged about “Conscious Capitalism” and pointed out that it is a relatively new concept but a natural part of the evolution of what it means to be committed to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Corporations need to embrace conscious capitalism if they want to be relevant... Read more →


Ethics in the Age of Generative AI: A Closer Look at the Ethical Principles for VMware’s AI

Ethics & AI This blog was first published on September 19, 2023, by Enrique Corro, who has been with VMware for 15 years. He currently works as a staff engineer. The development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI and large language models (LLMs), have opened up many... Read more →


General Motors CEO Makes 362 Times the Median Employee

Executive Pay Packages Are Out of Whack General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the highest-paid chief executive among the Big Three, made nearly $29 million in 2022. Securities and Exchange Commission filings show that this is 362 times the median GM employee's paycheck. Publicly traded companies are required to disclose the... Read more →


Quiet versus Conscious Quitting: Impact on Millennials and Gen-Z

Creating a Supporting Culture in the Organization I have previously pointed out in my blog that “quiet quitting” does not mean that employees outright quit their job. While employees do not stop performing their duties, they quit the idea of going above and beyond. They no longer subscribe to the... Read more →


Values based Recruitment and Organization Culture

A Strategy to Attract and Retain Employees Values based recruitment (VBR) is an approach which attracts and recruits’ students, trainees and employees on the basis that their individual values and behaviors align with the values of a company. It should take place as part of existing recruitment processes which assess... Read more →


What Role Does Wokeness Have in the Workplace?

The Many Dimensions of "Wokeness" I have blogged before about the concept of “wokeness,” including its dimensions, and "woke capitalism." From time to time, I post a guest blog who has written an important piece on these and other topics. Today's blog is by Charlie Fletcher. You can contact her... Read more →


Why the Gender Pay Gap Still Exists

Striving for a Gender-Equal Society According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women working full time in the U.S. are still paid just 83 cents to every dollar earned by men — and the consequences of this gap affect women throughout their lives. The pay gap even follows women into retirement:... Read more →


Will ChatGPT Replace Workers?

How Does it Work? What Can it Do? I have previously blogged about how ChatGPT is affecting the way students learn and raises questions about cheating. It seems as though virtually everyone in education is talking about “ChatGPT.” It’s a potential game-changer for the way students research and write papers.... Read more →