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Diversity- how can you build an effective workforce? Do you know of a company which claims to be culturally diverse through hiring multiple nationalities? Have you come across an organisation that embraces gender equality by citing single Board representatives? Consider the companies you work with or know of – just for 5 minutes? Many of these firms will have a token female on the board, or a number of supervisors and general workers who fulfil…Continue readingDiversity- how can you build an effective workforce?
Culture Through the Looking Glass Changing an organisation’s culture in 2023 “You can’t change the past, but you might learn something from it”. We’re in a new world – at least it feels like it. The entire business world seems to be pressing reset buttons. In an ideal world, when future planning, leaders should also take into account the aspirational business culture in their desired business destination. “Life, what is it but a dream? Remember…Continue readingCulture Through the Looking Glass
As humans we make thousands of decisions daily. As humans we make thousands of decisions daily. Unfortunately, they don’t give each decision the same attention. Instead they take mental short cuts. We call them BIAS. Hence the name of our book ‘Bias Impacts:how culture and diversity affect the leadership journey.’It talks about the personal impact of bias. There are all sorts of biases. Similarity Bias for instance. So, we originally titled Chapter 1 ‘People like…Continue readingAs humans we make thousands of decisions daily.
Why Emotional Intelligence Matters When Working Across Cultures If you are working, you are operating in a culture not a vacuum. Culture is the way things are done in the organisation around you. It is also the country ethos which provides you with the orientation for understanding and navigating your world and the international stage. These days, you are also surrounded by so many diversities in culture. There will be people with multiple backgrounds and…Continue readingWhy Emotional Intelligence Matters When Working Across Cultures
Racial inequality and conversations we can’t afford to ignoreWhat I learned from a conversation with John Lewis
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Your business case for embracing the diversity and culture agenda
A more diverse workforce will give a wider perspective. Negotiations will deliver new understanding of fundamental cultural differences in approach that may have eluded you. Your organisation will also be more capable of producing a rich variety of output that is innovatory, and more resonant, which will enable the business to embrace a wider range of targets…Continue readingYour business case for embracing the diversity and culture agenda