Waking up to diversity risk

It’s time boards paid attention. Diversity, equity and inclusion issues could be material risks to your business  READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Corporate boards and management seem to be finally waking up to the fact they must pay attention to a range of intangible risks – among them, environmental, social, governance and technology risks (ESGT … Read more

Bias at her fingertips

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Psychology has long highlighted the disconnect between what people say, and what they do. “I became really interested in a particular kind of stereotyping and prejudice,” says Professor Trish Devine, recalling her experiences 35 years ago at Ohio State University. “Many people at that time were professing egalitarian values and … Read more

Andile Nomlala, The Equalizer

Black Management Forum president Andile Nomlala wants a participatory entrepreneurial economy to shape South Africa’s future READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Sometimes, emergency leads to rescue. “There is a parable that says that this world is the best of all possible worlds and everything in it is a necessary evil,” says Andile Nomlala. Much of … Read more

Inclusion first, then diversity

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Businesses who flip diversity and inclusion deliver winning results Stars and stripes; mac and cheese; tops and tails. Many common pairings are expressed only one way around. Diversity and inclusion is similar. Rarely do we see the pairing reversed thus: inclusion and diversity. Yet one Great Mind has indeed switched … Read more

Diversity alone is insufficient

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Great leaders create inclusive teams and innovative organizations. Sharmla Chetty explains how It was a tale of two beaches. While growing up in South Africa, I longed for the right to sunbathe on the beautiful, soft beaches along the breathtaking KwaZulu-Natal coast. But this was the Apartheid era. The lusher … Read more

Want to fix diversity and inclusion? Address your unconscious bias

Embracing diversity makes firms stronger, writes Jim Barnett Building work environments that embrace and encourage the differences among people is a known performance-booster. That’s because diversity gives you access to the full range of perspectives to make your business the best it can be. But beyond the economics, it’s our role as leaders to ensure … Read more

E-learning: a passport to neurodiversity

Companies suffer from homogenous thinking. Digital learning helps brings a raft of brilliant minds together, writes Christian Smythe [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/82″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Much work has been done in education to accommodate different skills, abilities and personalities, but many would agree that there is still a long way to go. … Read more

Pay gap reporting will help productivity

The UK’s transparency policy will create a virtuous circle, writes Kate Cooper [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/39″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] To London, where the gender pay gap is big news. On 4 April, all UK companies, charities and public sector bodies with more than 250 employees had to submit their gender pay gap … Read more

The female quota fallacy

  Think quotas are the key to getting women into leadership roles? Think again, writes Shaheena Janjuha-Jivra [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/32″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Gender diversity in leadership is as big an issue as ever. Some might point to significant strides in women achieving political leadership – with Angela Merkel in Germany … Read more

Fifa’s audit supremo: “Some students didn’t come back – because they had to share with black people”

  Ahead of a major exclusive interview with the Dialogue journal, hear the newly appointed chair of Fifa’s powerful audit and compliance committee Sindi Mabaso-Koyana recount her university experience – when ethnic groups mixed for the first ever time on her university campus in Apartheid-era South Africa. Mabaso-Koyana was speaking to Dialogue editor Ben Walker. Watch … Read more