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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 →


Sexual Harassment Revisited: The Case of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

The Entitlement Culture of Politicians The case of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and the sexual harassment charges against him is interesting from the point of view of entitlement. Did Cuomo feel entitled to say things to female staffers or make certain gestures that others should not do? How can we... Read more →


Lack of Diversity and Inclusion at Google Should Be a Wake-up call for the Tech Industry

Cultural Issues Behind the Disparity Last week it was reported that many Google employees and others in the tech and academic communities were furious over the sudden exit from Google of Timnit Gebru, a pioneer in the study of ethics in artificial intelligence. She coauthored a paper that highlighted how... Read more →


Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace is Alive and Well 

Discrimination against women in the workplace is when an employer treats a female employee less favorably than the employer would a male employee specifically because of the employee's gender. Today’s blog is designed to provide workplace advice to those who fall victim to workplace discrimination. Key Federal Laws Prohibiting Gender... Read more →


Dating in the Workplace

What are the Ethical Dangers? I recently read a study dealing with dating in the workplace by Zeta: Dating Coworkers in Numbers: 2020 Study. Dating in the workplace is fraught with danger because of potential conflicts of interest when one party has to make decisions that affect the other. Will... Read more →


Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality

Working From Home During the Pandemic By Laiken Shaw, September 20, 2020 The following guest blog was written by Laiken Shaw, a student at Pepperdine University I am sure there is no need for me to explain that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a hard toll on businesses everywhere. With... Read more →


The Lessons to Be Learned From McDonald’s CEO’s Sexual Harassment

Why Was the Board of Directors Asleep at the Wheel? McDonald’s is suing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook after an investigation found he had a short-term, consensual relationship with an employee over text and video. It also found three additional relationships with employees that were sexual in nature, including the... Read more →


How Successful Women Redefine The Notion Of Workplace

Breaking the Glass Ceiling This essay was written by Frank Hamilton, a guest blogger. I believe his message resonates with many folks interested in how women have become important contributors to society and the workplace. The nature and history of humankind are very inventive - the story of a woman... Read more →


The Perils of Dating in the Workplace

A Cultural Divide Are we headed for a cultural conflict with respect to the acceptability of dating in the workplace? Recent revelations that McDonald’s Corporation CEO Steve Easterbrook had a consensual relationship with an employee and the board of director’s decision to terminate him raises concerns that what corporations feel... Read more →