Most clients come to Borderless with a genuine desire to build diverse and diversity-capable leadership teams. That is, after all, our expertise. And at the top of their concern? Women in leadership.
Despite often well-intentioned initiatives on women and their careers, many companies still fall short of their goals. Rosalie Harrison explores some of the more common issues that we see plaguing the advancement of talented women.
By Rosalie Harrison
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.