Diversity Feed

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 →


Too Woke or Well-Advised? Workplace Implications

Analyzing the Case for Corporate Social Responsibility There is no doubt that wokeness has entered the workplace and creates challenges for ethical behavior. Some say it goes too far and politicizes the workplace. Others believe it’s simply an expression of social justice in the workplace and, as such, mirrors what’s... 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 →


Three ways to foster a positive and healthy workplace environment

Developing a Wellness Culture in the Workplace The following blog posting is from an article by Elizabeth Fletcher. You can read biographical information about her below. Most of us spend a huge amount of time at work over our lifetimes. Whilst it can feel like the main part of your... Read more →


Campaign Advice for People with Disabilities

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Education and employment opportunities for disabled people have improved over time, particularly after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. But roughly 80% of people with disabilities are still unemployed according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and discrimination and... Read more →


Ensuring Income Equality in Your Business

CEOs Make 351 Times More than a Typical Worker A study by the Economic Policy Institute estimates that CEO compensation has grown 1,322% since 1978, while typical worker compensation has risen just 18%. In 2020, CEOs of the top 350 firms in the U.S. made $24.2 million, on average —... Read more →


The Cancel Culture in the Workplace: Part II

Freedom of Expression Last week I blogged about the cancel culture in the workplace and how corporations and their employers should react when a group of workers wants to cancel an employee(ees). This week I drill down on the idea that the cancel culture portends conflicts ahead for employers that... Read more →


There are Benefits to Giving Women Greater Access to the C-Suite

Characteristic Traits of Behavior Make Women More Moral Than Men I have previously blogged about women and the glass ceiling and how they have been lagging in C-Suite positions. Along comes a research study from the Harvard Business Review that seems to show an increase in gender diversity but raises... Read more →


EDI in the Workplace

Corporate Culture Makes a Difference Last week I blogged about whether EDI courses are doing any good in college education. Today, I look at EDI and workplace ethics. We hear a lot about equity these days. It tends to be thought of as one of three key values necessary in... Read more →