by Caroline | May 3, 2016 | benefits of diversity, bottom line value of gender diversity, Business Results, diversity and inclusion, double bind, gender bias, gender bias, gender diversity in leadership, gender stereotypes, images of leadership, images of women, obstacles to gender diversity, unconscious bias, unconscious images, upside of gender diversity, women in business |
Why might the message about the value of diversity not be heard? Why might leaders hear it but not buy it? Why do men who do buy it not take effective action? These are not rhetorical questions. I have some ideas but I want your thoughts.
by Caroline | Aug 12, 2015 | benefits of diversity, better decisions, bottom line value of gender diversity, Business Case, business value of gender diversity, Engagement, gender diversity bottom line, Talent pipeline, upside of gender diversity |
I periodically update the research that forms the business case for gender balance at the leadership level. Here is my latest update. I review studies showing the business benefit of diversity and inclusion generally. Gender diversity brings all these benefits and more.
by Caroline | Sep 19, 2013 | balance of masculine and feminine, Balance of masculine feminine, bottom line value of gender diversity, business case for gender diversity, feminine strengths, gender diversity in leadership, masculine strengths, upside of gender diversity |
Fritjof Capra wrote in 1975 about the importance of valuing and balancing masculine and feminine ways. This year John Gerzema published The Athena Doctrine, demonstrating that business today needs leaders who balance both feminine and masculine forms of leadership. Gender diversity is good for the bottom line because it enables businesses to have a balance of both masculine and feminine strengths.