There is no research support for the notion that diversifying the workforce automatically improves a company’s performance. Instead organizations must adopt a learning orientation and be willing to change the corporate culture and power structure.
Director Shalini Kantayya’s documentary ‘Coded Bias’ unravels how inherent gender and racial biases get embedded in the algorithms that run our lives.
After analyzing data from hundreds of employers, the authors report that the typical diversity training program doesn’t just fail to promote diversity. It actually leads to declines in management diversity.
Most clients come to Borderless with a genuine desire to build diverse and diversity-capable leadership teams. Rosalie Harrison explores some of the more common issues that we see plaguing the advancement of talented women.
When I began my career as a sales rep in the pharma it was rare to see either women or BAME (British, Black, Asian and minority ethnic) reps in the industry, and even rarer to see them in leadership positions. As a BAME woman, I found that disconcerting. It made it much harder for me to move into a marketing role, something I really wanted to do.