Diversity

Diversity

In this article, Diane Flynn shares five wicked lies that compromise your diverse team building efforts, and action steps to overcome them.  With diverse teams, companies are 45 percent more likely to grow share and 70 percent more likely to capture new markets. Cognitive diversity creates great teams. Homogeneity is the creativity killer. So why […]

In this article, Christy Johnson shares the evidence on how diversity can improve performance and provides six steps to build diversity into your business strategy.  There is no doubt that team dynamics drive strategic performance. Properly aligning various competencies to match a current strategic challenge can mean the difference between success and failure. However, what […]

Rob Ristagno shares an article and podcast where he interviews Joseph Fung, a serial entrepreneur, who has a passion for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and offers a definition that goes beyond current thinking and identifies benefits of embracing both. Joseph Fung is a serial entrepreneur who already had a […]

David Edelman shares an article on the challenges and opportunities of moving towards diversity and inclusivity. Recently, I was fortunate to sit down with CVS Health’s Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President, Workforce Strategies, David Casey, to discuss the challenges and opportunities we face in our journey toward diversity and inclusivity. David is a true […]

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Sylvain Milet shares a company blog post that introduces information on making artificial intelligence and precision medicine equitable. Diversity in clinical trials is one of the hottest topics right now. However, there are many things that go into making these clinical trials equitable and diverse that start before the trial even begins. Are you interested […]

  Mark Ledden shares an article from his company blog on leadership and action in diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization. This past year has caused tectonic cultural shifts. The same is certainly true within organizations. With the pandemic, many organizations have jumped feet first into remote working, flexible work schedules, and new ways […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Hung Nguyen with OUTLAST Consulting. Hung recently joined OUTLAST Consulting, a purpose-driven professional development + strategy firm focused on fueling innovation and empowering diverse talent. Prior to OUTLAST, Hung headed the Digital Center of Expertise at BP, where she piloted user-centric ways to recruit, develop, and deploy talent. At McKinsey, […]

  Christy Johnson shares the results from a panel discussion at the 2020 Project Ascendance Summit on how to foster inclusion in schools and the workplace. The panel addressed: Getting past assumptions and misperceptions about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) Getting the best return on investment (ROI) possible with investments in DEI Taking the right […]

  Surbhee Grover discusses diversity and inclusion and explains why solidarity is the key to forging a new paradigm of equality.  The fashion industry saw one debacle after another in 2018-19 that demonstrated just how wide the gap is between how businesses should behave and how they do. In the recent past, Burberry, Gucci and […]

  John Murray steps up and provides a post that tackles the divide in discourse surrounding current politics and pandemic issues.  It is tough to get a majority of Americans to agree on anything these days, let alone an overwhelming majority. Wait! Here’s something: ‘Political discourse in America has devolved and become toxic and dangerous.’ […]