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Valuing employees is the key to managing generational differences
Aug 8, 2018Direct reports come from different backgrounds and have generational differences. -More-
Generation Z to have a big effect on the future workplace
Aug 8, 2018The principles of diversity and inclusion aren't going away in today's workplace, particularly for the more than 56 million w -More-
Survey: Some leaders aren't communicating benefits of diversity
Aug 8, 2018Company leaders often fail to explain the financial benefits of diversity to the people they lead, which could sabotage their -More-
Have you checked your biases lately?
Aug 8, 2018Workplace leaders must check any biases they have that could affect how they assess employees for high-performance jobs. -More-
10 tips to make your team more gender inclusive
Aug 8, 2018From giving everyone a voice to calling out behaviors that harm gender inclusivity, workplace leaders can have a huge effect -More-
The racist, sexist underpinnings of AI
Aug 8, 2018Artificial intelligence applications may discriminate against certain groups. -More-
Commentary: Hold companies accountable for progress toward diversity
Aug 8, 2018Some large companies may camouflage diversity issues rather than make true progress toward closing gender gaps. -More-
Designing workplaces with inclusivity in mind
Aug 8, 2018When designing an inclusive workplace, leaders should strive to accommodate different work styles and mental health and physi -More-
Generous parental-leave policies make a difference
Aug 8, 2018Flexible parental-leave policies that include reduced hours upon return and are embedded in the workplace culture help keep e -More-
How women can beat social exclusion at work
Aug 8, 2018The majority of women report feeling some type of social exclusion at work, which can make career advancement and building re -More-
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