Women in Business | Diversity
"Men and women ARE different", Ursula Burns, the CEO of Xerox recently told me at an IESE event in Barcelona, (and I had to ask, "Can I quote you on this?". Her clear and direct answer was, “Please do!"). I couldn't agree more. Men and women are different. Otherwise, why would we need to have diversity in organizations?
Shell’s announcement that it plans to buy BG Group is an example of its approach to long term strategic thinking, its conviction that the world will take action to reduce its carbon footprint over the coming decades, and its opinion that the slide in oil prices is probably over
When people get carried away comparing themselves with the environment, it can have extremely negative consequences on them as individuals and, therefore on their personal and professional lives as well. Decisions driven by comparisons are often amiss.
There is a wide enough consensus now that social responsibility (SR) must somehow begin with the board of directors. That is not exactly the most ingrained practice at the moment, but if we want SR to trickle down to the entire organizational architecture, it will need to start at the top.
With the US presidential campaign under way once again, and we are about to hear, see, and read in our media what central figures like Hillary Clinton say to motivate and inspire the electorate to support them