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Leveraging Diversity Publications

Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.


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2017

  1. 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference

    June 2017

    It’s normal for women to be ambitious—but it’s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.

  2. Divergent Views/ Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders— Executive Summary

    May 2017

    Millennials will be a significant percentage of the C-suite in the coming decade, so it is imperative to better understand their views and values to ensure existing C-suite leaders can appreciate areas of divergent thinking and common ground. This report outlines findings from interviews, surveys, and focus groups from 14 organizations.

  3. Divergent Views/Common Ground: The Leadership Perspectives of C-Suite Executives and Millennial Leaders

    January 2017

    This report sheds light on the leadership values and preferences of these two cohorts, and in light of the findings, outlines the steps organizations can take for enhanced performance.

2016

  1. 17 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 12th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

    August 2016

    Companies and their employees need to shape cultural changes in both society and the workplace to improve the chances of women holding CEO and board member positions.

  2. 25 Truths about Diversity & Inclusion: Insights from the 20th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference

    July 2016

    The diversity and inclusion function is growing to encompass not only race and religion but also sexuality, ability, and thinking. Inclusion means understanding bias and disrupting old thought patterns.

  3. Better Together: Why a United Front Can Propel Diversity and Inclusion and Corporate Philanthropy in the United States

    January 2016

    Now more than ever, the diversity and inclusion and corporate philanthropy functions should work together to deliver value to the business and to society.

2015

  1. Moving to the Next Level: Insights from the 11th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

    September 2015

    Women in business have come a long way, but moving to absolute parity with men requires continued planning and even consciousness raising on the part of both genders.

  2. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Diversity & Inclusion (Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015)

    April 2015

    This publication explores hot topics within diversity and inclusion research by providing actionable summaries of contemporary literature. This issue explores future trends in board diversity and paternity/parental leave policies, among others.

  3. Do Ask, Do Tell: Encouraging Employees with Disabilities to Self-Identify

    March 2015

    Employees with disabilities may be the largest "diversity" segment of the workforce, yet few identify themselves as such in the workplace, often because they fear being stigmatized or discriminated against.

  4. Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does “Difference” Make?

    January 2015

    This report evaluates the case for diversity on corporate boards of directors in light of competing research findings and suggests strategies to promote more inclusive boards.

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