Diversity and Inclusion

Stop. Don't Be Like Google - There is Nothing Situational About Ethics

I purchased a copy of Eric Schmidt’s book “How Google Works.” I highlighted section after section. I could not wait until my next university class to have the highlights distilled by my students. After all, my teaching was as much about changing behavior as it was about establishing an ethical culture. I had explained there was nothing situational about ethics. The right thing is always the right thing.

My excitement subsided when I recently heard of Google having paid Android founder Andy Ruben over $90 million involving sexual harassment.

Do you have ‘unconscious bias’ in hiring and promotions?

Unconscious bias isn’t as apparent as reprimanding an employee for using foul language, recruiting only a certain class or passing someone over for a promotion. In our experience, the most unconscious bias is revealed

Jim Woods Podcast: The Re-imagination of Diversity & Leadership

Jim Woods Podcast: The Re-imagination of Diversity & Leadership

A recent study revealed more than one-fifth of respondents indicated their organizations have very informal diversity efforts with nothing structured at all. Furthermore, 41% of study respondents specifying the underlying reason being that they’re “too busy”. Think abo

Diversity in The Workplace is Not a Silver Bullet for Apathy in Leadership

A client following our training was motivated to create a diversity program expected to reflect organizational mandates while maximizing the unique contributions of the entire employee population. The goal was to demonstrate workplace benefits of diversity ....