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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

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

An Award Winning Poster. Seriously?

It sounds weird for a grown man to put those words in the same sentence and to be proud of it… but it’s true and this is why: last week I participated in the London School of Economics’ HR Conference, [...]

May 27, 2014 Professional

The Reason Why Diversity Recruitment Adverts May Not Work

I’ve always worked in professional environments where I was visibly an ethnic minority. I’ve worked for companies that are household names and when I looked at my managers and their managers, they never looked like me. I was always aware [...]

March 10, 2014 Professional