Learning to work with our differences: What D&I can learn from Restorative Justice
January 08 | Rebekah Steele, Senior Fellow, Human Capital & Program Director, Diversity & Inclusion, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
There is much we can learn from other fields and sectors to inform and advance our D&I work. Restorative Justice offers a compelling way of thinking about and managing differences in ways that resonate with D&I principles. By working together, with our differences, we can collectively build stronger organizations and communities.
Lindsey Pollak on her book, The Remix: How to Lead and Succeed in the Multi-Generational Workplace
December 18 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Lindsey Pollak, a leading expert on the multigenerational workplace, speaks with us about her book The Remix and what leaders and organizations can do to move past stereotypes of different age groups and toward working together more effectively. Learn practical insights on the multigenerational workforce on topics such as leadership, communication, and mentoring.
What Should a Policy Designed Specifically to Respond to Workplace Mental Illness Encompass?
December 11 | Michel Syrett, Senior Human Capital Fellow, The Conference Board | Marion Devine, Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
What principles, priorities and desired outcomes should inform the design and implementation of a corporate mental health policy – specifically one that is created to respond to episodes of mental illness experienced by employees rather than just addressing more generally mental health and wellbeing?
Michael Beer on his latest book, Fit to Compete
December 11 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
Join Harvard Business School professor, Michael Beer, as he sits down with The Conference Board VP of US Councils and former VP of HR, Russell Morris, to explain why organizational silence has become the killer of many organizations. Discover a time-tested innovative process that has been used by hundreds of corporations for holding these honest conversations, critical to the future success of your business.
Employers of blue-collar workers are much more affected by labor shortages
December 04 | Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board | Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Labor Markets, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
It is not news that the US labor market is very tight. That is, with the unemployment rate near historic lows, employers are facing significant recruitment and retention difficulties. What is less known is that the labor market is tighter for blue-collar and manual services jobs than for the highly educated white-collar jobs. The exact opposite of prevailing trends in recent decades.
Factors That Inhibit Focus on Leadership in Deals
November 21 | J. Keith Dunbar, Ph.D., Distinguished Principal Research Fellow, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
The Conference Board report, The Leadership Factor in Mergers & Acquisitions, indicates that several factors inhibit firms from taking a more focused and structured approach to understanding the impact of acquirer and target firm leadership capabilities on deal success.