How Can You Create An LGBT-Friendly Workplace?

June 4, 2013

  Article from DiversityInc “When Pfizer sought to explore ways to reach smokers with its smoking-cessation product, the pharmaceutical giant tapped its talent pool last year for ideas. Since studies indicate a higher percentage of the LGBT population smokes cigarettes than the […]

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How Committed is Your CEO and Top Management to Diversity and Inclusion?

May 21, 2013

  We have all heard that in diversity and inclusion initiatives need support and drive from the very top to be successful.  So how do CEOs and top management show their commitment to diversity and inclusion?  We have asked a […]

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The Price of Incivility

May 17, 2013

  This article appeared earlier this year in Harvard Business Review and looks at how rude and disrespectful behavior, often from the top, affects a company’s bottom line.  When employees are treated badly, this reflects negatively on the company’s performance […]

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5 Reasons To Hire People Who Don’t Fit the Culture

May 11, 2013

  Article by: Kazim Ladimeji Hiring for culture fit is one of the key hiring mantra in the modern recruiting world. In fact, there are studies that show that one of the main reasons that new hires fail is due […]

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Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace

May 9, 2013

Why U.S. Employers Do So Little Many of the facts below have been confirmed by the 2007 WBI-Zogby Survey. Bullying is Legal Most workplace harassment and mistreatment (80%) is completely legal. Remarkably, a hostile work environment is actionable (illegal) only […]

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Are You An Inclusive Leader?

May 1, 2013

  Here is a very short video (3 minutes or so) by the firm Ernst & Young ( on the importance of Diversity and Inclusion for their business. One does not need to be a global giant like Ernst & […]

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Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace

April 27, 2013

    Work: The value of intercultural skills in the workplace —A survey conducted by the British Council, Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs, of HR managers at 367 large employers in nine countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United Kingdom […]

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Emotional Illness in the Workplace

March 3, 2013

  Our October 2012 Lunch and Learn seminar on Mental Health in the Workplace, has attracted a widespread audience, as well as a multitude of comments and debates on what employers can and cannot do when dealing with an employee […]

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Novartis’ David Epstein: A Diverse Team Can ‘Accomplish Feats Nobody Thought Possible’

February 23, 2013

  “David Epstein, Division Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, spoke with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti aartis corporate headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, about how diversity impacts innovation, R&D and marketing. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is No. 13 on the DiversityInc Top 50.” Here are some excerpts from […]

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Building a Culture of Inclusion at the U.S. Air Force Academy

January 28, 2013

  article by: Adis M. Vila   “The mission of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), the youngest of the four service academies, is to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character motivated to […]

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This guide lists established and emerging resources that reflect and celebrate cultural diversity in our area.

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