CEOs Explain How They Gender-Balanced Their Boards
October 13 | Stefanie K. Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder | Comments (0)
For the first time in eight years, the percent of women on U.S. corporate boards declined last year. Despite more evidence about the benefits of the increasing the number women on boards (such as better decision making), and mounting pressure from groups like State Street Global Advisers and Blackrock to do so, the data suggest it will take until the end of 2055 to have board parity in the U.S. if we continue at the current rate.
My Office Is Full of Both Conservatives and Liberals. Here’s How I Keep Us Focused on Work
October 13 | Karen Firestone, President and CEO, Aureus Asset Management | Comments (0)
Why was Mike asking about the membership numbers of the KKK? Was he suggesting that since it’s such a small organization, this national outrage was overblown? Was he agreeing with the president that the motivation of the counter-protesters was not so benign? Was he defending the rights of any group to gather lawfully and speak freely?
How to Gain Credibility When You Have Little Experience
October 13 | Andy Molinsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Brandeis International Business School | Comments (0)
This credibility paradox is indeed a core dilemma many young people face as they enter the workforce. To be successful, young workers — or anyone starting a new job or career with little previous experience in a given field — need to be seen as credible before they have had the opportunity to build expertise from the ground up. It puts a new spin on the idea of “hitting the ground running.”
Forming Stronger Bonds with People at Work
October 13 | Jane E. Dutton | Comments (0)
Connecting with others is at the heart of human nature. Recent research emphasizes that the power of connections can help us be creative, resilient, even live longer. But we can easily overlook the importance of these bonds.
Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works
October 13 | Dylan Minor | Comments (0)
Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions. But somewhere along the way, we recognized that they were based on definable pipelines and applied technology to manage those pipelines. Today you can put a corporate dashboard in place to manage them and tweak the settings to try to boost your results. What if we applied the same thinking to innovation?