Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Despite ongoing efforts and activity towards gender equality, workplace gender equity remains elusive. For example, in May this year, the Charted Management Institute in the United Kingdom conducted research which found a gender gap in managers' views on the need for more gender-balanced leadership and opportunities. The findings reveal that one-third of male managers believe gender balance efforts in the workplace have gone too far. Worryingly the research finds that men in senior management positions—who are in positions of power to advance DEI efforts—are significantly more likely than senior female leaders to feel that too much effort is being focused on ensuring workplace gender balance (35% versus 14%). Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, says the findings clearly indicate backlash and resistance to workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts—particularly from male managers. … [Read more...] about All Talk And No Action: Why DEI Efforts Are Falling Short
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Partner Track is a new series on Netflix. The R-rated series showcases Ingrid Yun (of Asian descent) as the main character, vying for a partnership opportunity in a law firm. The cast is diverse (i.e., Black, LGBTQIA+, gender, etc.), navigating a predominantly white institution and field. Ingrid must tackle numerous obstacles to prove her worth and, ultimately, gain the highest position in the firm. Although there's lots of entertainment and romance in the series, there are also a lot of Inclusive Leadership Lessons we can take and apply to our everyday lives. Who wouldn't want to learn how to be a better inclusive leader in a fun and non-threatening way? I suspect most of us would answer in the affirmative. So let's talk about some key takeaways from the series that may encourage us to leverage our free time to evolve our inclusive leadership skills. Gain A Primer on the Existence of Microaggressions in the … [Read more...] about What Does Netflix Series, Partner Track Offer From An Inclusive Leadership Education Standpoint?
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin What does it mean to cultivate an anti-racist organization? What does an anti-racist organization look like? These are questions that award-winning HR strategist Shereen Daniels sought to answer in her new book The Anti-Racist Organization . Daniels is a London-based strategist, speaker and educator who runs an advisory firm called HR rewired. Daniels sat down to discuss her new book, why she felt it was necessary to write, and what keeps her hopeful when engaging in anti-racism work with organizations. Janice Gassam Asare : So Shereen, you just released your first book, The Anti-Racist Organization: Dismantling Systemic Racism in the Workplace. What was the catalyst behind you writing this book? I know some people may have said to you, ‘We already have so many anti-racist books that are out already.’ Where do you think this book fills in the gap? Shereen Daniels : From my knowledge, I think this is the first … [Read more...] about Anti-Racism Is Not Just ‘An American Issue’: A Conversation With Shereen Daniels