Women Aren’t Advancing Because of Inherent Workplace Bias According to Study

Dr. Ben Waber tracked interactions between employees in 2016 and found there was no difference in performance in men and women. In a new study published in the Harvard Business Review by a team led by Waber, women only consist of 4% of Fortune 500 CEO’s, make about 80 cents on the dollar compared to … Continue reading Women Aren’t Advancing Because of Inherent Workplace Bias According to Study

Workplace Equity Project Surveying Scholarly Publishing

Publishing in the last few years has acquired a healthy appetite for collecting data that reveal the buying and reading habits of us, its customers. Yet publishers rarely collect data on themselves – and even more sparingly do they ever share it. The independent, non-profit Workplace Equity Project (WE) explores workplace experiences, practices, and opportunities in scholarly … Continue reading Workplace Equity Project Surveying Scholarly Publishing

Community Spotlight : Interview of Dr. Simone Taylor, co-founder of the Workplace Equity Project; and Publisher

Does the science publishing workforce reflect the diversity of the general population? And why, in the female-dominated world of publishing, do women fill relatively few management positions? Why is diversity important? Cue: Dr. Simone Taylor, publisher and co-founder of the Workplace Equity Project. An advocate for fair access to resources and opportunities for all demographics, Simone … Continue reading Community Spotlight : Interview of Dr. Simone Taylor, co-founder of the Workplace Equity Project; and Publisher

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: We’re Erasing Our Gender Pay Gap—Again

Author: Claire Zillman  Date:1/20/17 Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff recently stated that his company had adjusted employees’ salaries to eliminate gender pay gaps. He also said that the software company will again have to adjust compensation because of Salesforce’s recent acquisition of a number of companies. Salesforce achieved this by studying compensation by job function, level, and location. … Continue reading Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: We’re Erasing Our Gender Pay Gap—Again

Getting the Most from Your Diversity Dollars

Listen to Senior Partner and Managing Director Matt Krentz and Women@BCG Fellow Katie Abouzahr as they discuss how companies can get a better return on their diversity dollars: by advancing proven measures and looking out for hidden gems and by avoiding overrated initiatives that drain the budget and don’t move the needle.

Using Diversity and Inclusion as a Source for Humanitarian Innovation

By bringing diversity and inclusion to the forefront, even the most traditional organizations can enhance the design and implementation of social solutions. The scale and nature of the social issues humanitarians seek to address is ever-changing, making the ability to innovate a necessary core competence. Developing new ideas, including new ways of engaging with and … Continue reading Using Diversity and Inclusion as a Source for Humanitarian Innovation

The Problem Solvers You Don’t Know About Yet: Valuing Disability in the Publishing Industry

In this Scholarly Kitchen guest post, Katy Alexander (Digital Science), Becky Degler (Wiley) and Simon Holt (Elsevier) explain why the scholarly communications industry would benefit from being more inclusive in its recruitment and development of people with disabilities, highlighting the particular skills they bring to our industry.  Let’s get right down to it. This post … Continue reading The Problem Solvers You Don’t Know About Yet: Valuing Disability in the Publishing Industry