Strategy

Gender expert — and director of inclusion at Netflix — says office politics work only for men. To fix things, let’s all start ‘spending our privilege’ in smarter ways.

Michelle P. King is a leading global expert on gender and organisations and is the director of inclusion at Netflix. The following is an excerpt from her new book, “The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work.” In it, she describes how senior leaders often […]
Gender expert — and director of inclusion at Netflix — says office politics work only for men. To fix things, let’s all start ‘spending our privilege’ in smarter ways.
News

Dubai held a ‘gender balance’ awards, and every single winner is a man

Dubai’s government held its annual gender balance awards on Sunday, where all the prizes went to men. The Gender Balance Index for the federal government 2018 offered three awards: best gender personality, best work initiative, and best department. Two male government department heads, and one male military officer received framed […]
Dubai held a ‘gender balance’ awards, and every single winner is a man
Markets

‘All the good women have already been snapped up’: The ‘pitiful and patronizing’ excuses British companies give for their lack of diversity

A government report into gender balance at boardroom level reveals some shocking excuses for a lack of diversity. Preview of the long-awaited Hampton-Alexander Review into boardroom diversity sheds light on lack of female board members. Excuses included that: “All the ‘good’ women have already been snapped up.” “We have one […]
‘All the good women have already been snapped up’: The ‘pitiful and patronizing’ excuses British companies give for their lack of diversity