Your Workforce Includes People with Disabilities. Does Your People Strategy? | Boston Consulting Group

Leadership & Culture

As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continue to be a key focus area for many organizations. However, one study found that only 4 percent of organizations consider People with Disabilities (PwD) as part of their DEI initiatives. The UN Convention on Rights of Persons with …

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7 Metrics to Measure Your Organization’s DEI Progress | Harvard Business Review

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As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remains a top priority for many organizations. But to make meaningful progress in DEI, organizations must not only prioritize it but also implement impactful practices that enable DEI. This new article explores DEI progress through the …

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The Board’s Oversight of Employee Voice | Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

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As organizational investors and stakeholders emphasize talent as a critical driver of organizational success, boards of directors have become increasingly interested in human capital issues. A survey by Russell Reynolds Associates (referenced in this article) of 259 global board directors found that HR was the top-rated business/functional area to which the board wants increased exposure. As Chief …

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2023 Global Leadership Forecast Report | DDI

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Identifying, developing, and retaining future leaders is a perennial priority for many organizations. To help gauge how firms are progressing toward this goal, this 25-page report is part of the longest-running global study of leadership to understand current and future leadership practices. Topics range from how well firms develop their leadership benches, skills that leaders need for …

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Supercharge Your Employee Listening Strategy White Paper | i4cp

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Most organizations collect employee feedback to understand employees’ opinions, concerns, and needs. And while the annual employee engagement survey is still used to solicit feedback in many organizations, most acknowledge that they need more than surveys to understand employee sentiment. As such, firms are increasingly using a multi-pronged approach to receiving, processing, and responding to …

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The Workforce Well-being Imperative | Deloitte Insights

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Employee well-being (EWB) remains a top priority for many organizations, as noted in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities. And while many firms are implementing EWB programs to support the well-being of their workers, this new article brings to light other factors—beyond programs—that influence EWB. Based on a survey of 1,274 US workers across a …

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Women in Leadership: Why Perception Outpaces the Pipeline—and What to Do About It | IBM Institute for Business Value and Chief

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This new 38-page report provides insights into the current state of women in leadership. It notes that many organizations are implementing programs to help women advance their careers, such as providing career development planning specific to women’s needs, requiring job succession plans to include women candidates, and holding senior management accountable for gender equity with performance metrics. …

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Redesigning How We Work | Harvard Business Review

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Last week, I made a post about an article highlighting how a segment of firms (e.g., Amazon, Disney, Starbucks, etc.) is increasing the number of days they require workers to be in the office. The author mentioned one reason firms are increasing the number of mandatory in-office days is: as economic uncertainty looms, and companies axe jobs on a …

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The Hidden Toll of Microstress | Harvard Business Review

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As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, employee wellbeing (EWB) is a growing focus for many firms. While organizations have programs and initiatives to support EWB (e.g., wellness programs), one often overlooked driver of employee wellbeing is: reducing or eliminating sources of stress related to ways of working. This article …

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Report: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lighthouses 2023 | World Economic Forum

Leadership & Culture

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continue to be a top priority for many organizations. As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, DEI was identified as a key focus across many of these sources. As organizations pivot from DEI as a priority to implementing practices that yield the …

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