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Diversity Management in the Energy Industry

Diversity Management in the Energy Industry Recent studies show a significant correlation between a culture of inclusion (which can be…

Politics & Diversity – Pt I

Politics & Diversity – Pt I DNC Day 1 The first thing that struck me about the convention was the…

Politics & Diversity – Pt II

Politics & Diversity – Pt II The lineup of speakers at a political convention is interesting. It’s almost like a…

Politics & Diversity – Pt III

Politics & Diversity – Pt III Now this is the way for a non-delegate to attend a political convention! First,…

Summarize & Simplify

Summarize & Simplify  Spoke recently to the incoming MBA class at The Goizueta School Of Business at Emory University. The…

Diversity & Management – Pt I

Diversity & Management – Pt I Many of you have heard me make a clear distinction between leadership and management. I…

Over-Led & Under-Managed

Over-Led & Under-Managed Back in 1977, Harvard professor Abraham Zaleznik penned his classic article entitled, Managers and Leaders: Are They…

Diversity & Management – Pt II

Diversity & Management – Pt II The McKinsey Quarterly reported in its 2008 edition that nearly half of the executives…

Diversity & Management – Part III

Diversity & Management – Part III or a lot of obvious reasons, innovation has become the new catchword in business.…

Create Deliberate Diversity By Following These 7 Steps – Part 1 of 2

Create Deliberate Diversity By Following These 7 Steps – Part 1 of 2 Deliberate Diversity™ is a management discipline with a…

Diversity, Dignity, Culture & Spirit

Diversity, Dignity, Culture & Spirit I want to start a dialogue about seemingly unrelated matter that I find is at the…

Create Deliberate Diversity By Following These 7 Steps – Part 2 of 2

Create Deliberate Diversity By Following These 7 Steps – Part 2 of 2 Deliberate Diversity™ is a management discipline with a…

Diversity in Knowledge and the 4 Forms of “Knowing”

Diversity in Knowledge and the 4 Forms of “Knowing” Optimal operational efficiency and innovation is achieved when an organization draws from…

How to Measure Diversity Effectiveness to Establish the Right Diversity Mix

How to Measure Diversity Effectiveness to Establish the Right Diversity Mix Sometimes companies learn to understand the value of diversity…

Why Vision is a Critical Piece of Diversity

Why Vision is a Critical Piece of Diversity Crafting a vision for a Deliberate Diversity project comes down to answering two questions:…

Don’t Succeed by Accident – Succeed on Purpose

Don’t Succeed by Accident – Succeed on Purpose Deliberate Diversity™ is based on a principle that has been proven time and…

4 Challenges You May Face Implementing Deliberate Diversity™, and How to Overcome Them

4 Challenges You May Face Implementing Deliberate Diversity™, and How to Overcome Them Deliberate Diversity™ is a concept that can…

Driving Diversity: Are You Up to the Job?

Driving Diversity: Are You Up to the Job? If the diversity movement is going to enter a new, results-oriented era,…

What’s the Hardest Part of Implementing Deliberate Diversity™?

What’s the Hardest Part of Implementing Deliberate Diversity™? Humans are subject to our natural tendencies. We often operate on autopilot.…

Retention: Empowering Your Employees to Stay and be Happy

Retention: Empowering Your Employees to Stay and be Happy Retention is part of the diversity equation. It’s not just about getting…

Avoiding the Reputation Trap: Staying on the Path to Diversity Management

Avoiding the Reputation Trap: Staying on the Path to Diversity Management Companies fall into the reputation trap when they have…

Results Driven Diversity Management: Why It’s the Key to Success

Results Driven Diversity Management: Why It’s the Key to Success Diversity management is a management theory, just like scientific management,…

Different Roles, One Goal: How Leaders and Managers Make Change Happen

Different Roles, One Goal: How Leaders and Managers Make Change Happen In his book Good to Great, Jim Collins talks…

Leadership and You: Fostering Strong Communication from Entry-level to Executive

Leadership and You: Fostering Strong Communication from Entry-level to Executive After bouncing an idea off of the members of your inner…

We Lead Too Much And We Don’t Manage Enough

We Lead Too Much And We Don’t Manage Enough The current state of business management is one in which we…

The Noble Calling: What It Means To Be A Successful Manager

The Noble Calling: What It Means To Be A Successful Manager Managers are perhaps the least appreciated people in an…

There Are Leaders And Then There Are Managers

There Are Leaders And Then There Are Managers In the business world, there are leaders and there are managers. Each…

How To Turn Management Theory Into Management Practice

How To Turn Management Theory Into Management Practice Management is a discipline. There is a way to manage so as to achieve the…

Scott Page And R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.: Two Theories Of Diversity Management

Scott Page And R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.: Two Theories Of Diversity Management Diversity management is a relatively new theory of organizational…

Does Diversity Matter in the Boardroom?

Does Diversity Matter in the Boardroom? A company’s board is, essentially, a set of high-level consumer advocates: the board advocates…
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