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Study finds a diverse corporate boards rein in risk, good for shareholders

A diverse corporate board isn’t just good public relations, it can be mean a bigger payoff for shareholders.

That is the finding of a study by a team of university researchers who examined the performance of more than 2,000 companies from 1998 to 2011. 553 more words


Burger King: Not letting everyone have it their way

When 33-year-old Daniel Schwartz became Burger King’s CEO in June of last year, “He spent his first months toiling in Burger Kings and discovering what it was like for the chain’s cooks and dishwashers,” a recent… 356 more words


Does Using a Product Make You Better At Selling It?

Typically the open-ended questions I ask on this blog don’t really have an answer.  But in this case, I have a definitive opinion: “Hell, yeah.” 290 more words

Supporting gender and sexual orientation diversity is important: It's sometimes a matter of life and death

Children’s Book Review

Made By Raffi by Craig Pomranz

by Sally Ember, Ed.D.

July, 2014

It’s not often that two people who knew each other as teenagers both become authors around the same time, but here we are, Craig Pomranz and I, both from Olivette, MO (a suburb of St. 980 more words


‘Female’ – just one of the languages your employer brand needs to understand

Whichever way we turn these days, there is only one word on people’s lips: diversity. Diversity to address skills shortages; diversity in terms of helping organisations better reflect their customer base; diversity to introduce new ideas and drive innovation; diversity in the UK Government to better engage with the electorate… But what if you don’t have the option of a David Cameron-style Cabinet reshuffle? 752 more words

Announcing Open Quaternary

Open Quaternary is a new, fully open access journal dedicated to the Quaternary Sciences, published by Ubiquity Press (the Call for Papers is below) with very low publishing costs (£250, about $425USD).   621 more words

Research & Teaching

Apple to follow suit of Google and Facebook in release of diversity data

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said the iPhone maker plans to eventually release information about the diversity of its workforce, following technology companies including Google Inc. 145 more words