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Inclusion —What it IS and IS NOT
By Frederick A. Miller and Judith H. Katz
It is rare to come across an organization that does not have an inclusion statement or some internal effort related to inclusion. Many organizations see inclusion having a broader meaning as a platform for higher organizational performance and understand that they simply cannot afford to ignore inclusion.
In more progressive organizations, inclusion is being implemented as a path to competitive advantage—a central business strategy that accelerates organizational performance, builds stronger connections with organizational members and with customers, and produces superior bottom-line results. But even in these organizations, inclusion efforts can be hindered by misconceptions that inclusion is solely “a nice thing to do” that is separate from the core operations of the organization and its performance.
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Full catastrophe public leadership
“Public leaders are responsible for creating ‘an environment that works for all.’”
Effective public leaders must “guide the putting of “first things first’”…to discover “what should be first for communities (local, national, global).”
“Good public leaders balance the needs of the many with the needs of the few, or the most vulnerable.”
Do you believe our public leaders have these responsibilities?
Read this article to see how its author, Robert Hayles, describes the capabilities needed by public leaders and what they must do to acquire them.
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How are women doing in gaining access to senior leadership roles?
March celebrates Women’s History Month in the United States. March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day. As we celebrate women’s lives and work, how are they doing in gaining access to the positions of power and decision-making? What criteria might we use to judge?
We’ve put together Diversity Statistics that compare the United States with Russia, Eastern European countries, the European Union, Latin America, India, Brazil, Germany and Japan.
Which country do you think has the highest percentage of women in senior business roles? Which senior management roles do women more often fill in the United States? You may be surprised!
Read our March Diversity Statistics here
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