Tag: Leadership

The Root

For years you’ve heard me talk about the Catalyst Census and the persistent gender leadership gap…

Ingersoll-Rand Names Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion

Swords, Ireland—Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments, has announced the appointment of Nereida “Neddy” Perez as vice president, diversity and inclusion.

Developing Diversity Leaders

Employee diversity is a focus for many companies. This is certainly true for Sprint, where diversity is a key part of how we do business. By being representative of the diverse markets we serve, we are better at serving our customers.

Chief Information Officer Plays Key Role in Realizing the Value of Inclusion

Innovation. Collaboration. Value. Key priorities in my company and also with our customers and partners.

Accountability – The Linchpin for a Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Working With organizations on diversity and inclusion strategies, I have learned that accountability can be critical in achieving success. At Andrews Kurth, we have found a way to manage accountability.

Create the Energy and Vision to Lead Positive Change

On May 25, Oprah Winfrey aired her final show after 25 years. With tears in her eyes, she talked about finding her calling —how stepping out onto her stage every day has given her a platform to show millions of Americans that each of us has value.

Best Practice Advice for Global Diversity & Inclusion Leaders

Global corporate diversity programs have ceased to be a new phenomenon. Many companies have been applying diversity and inclusion concepts in their operations around the world for a number of years now, and much has been learned since early, naive attempts to simply export American-style programs to other regions.

Guiding Leaders Toward Inclusive Mentoring

Professional development through shared experiences is an important component in developing a diverse workforce. Often in a down economy, the professional development of employees can take a back seat to a focus on the bottom line.

Embracing Constraints

Pick up any any book on diversity or attend a training program and chances are good that you will receive the following advice…

Creating Equitable Leaders to Maximize Human Capital

Over a decade ago, a leading law firm looked to merge with another established firm. At the celebration event for the merger, a senior partner of one firm sexually harassed nine female partners from the other firm.