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The Access & Legitimacy Business Case For Diversity

In the second of a four part series we explore an approach to diversity that is regularly used to justify a business case for diversity: the Access & Legitimacy approach. I first read about this in an influential academic paper [...]

November 30, 2014 Professional

Is There A Business Case For Diversity?

In the first of a four part series we will explore what may be the biggest challenge that any organisation can experience when it comes to managing diversity in the workplace: creating a business case for diversity. As a former [...]

August 17, 2014 Professional

The Common Trait Of Organisations That Are Serious About Diversity

Last week, Twitter did something that surprisingly few companies dare to do: they released a diversity report, the first ever for the company. The contents were disappointingly familiar: a huge under representation of women and minority ethnic groups. This is [...]

July 30, 2014 Professional

News Like This Should Be Standard

I picked up a copy of the London Evening Standard and got the distinct impression that we are entering an important time for promoting diversity. There’s a good chance I’m biased about this, I spend a lot of time thinking [...]

June 27, 2014 Professional

Why Attending Conferences Can Help Boost Your Career

Attending the right conferences is something you need to do if you want to advance your career. I’ve always found conferences to be a great source of information but now I consider them to be a necessity. Conferences are a [...]

June 16, 2014 Professional