Category Archives: Teams & Leaders

Developing diverse teams and leadership

Bullyproof your Workplace – by Terry Howard

We’re all fed up with the reported incidents of bullying that have been dominating the headlines lately. And we have every right to be.  I just hope that we’ve reserved a portion of our dismay for the workplace bullies who may lurk in our midst wreaking havoc on folks in the next cubicle, lab or conference room, or yelling, screaming and cussing on the other end of the phone, or from another culture. And well we should because bullying is anathema to who we say we are from the duality of respectful and ethical behavior.

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Inclusion: Controversial, Emotional, but Not Optional — by Deborah Levine

Inclusion is not new

Inclusion-related policies and legal regulations have long been part of economic and social change, and, at times, part of emotional and combustible debate.  Inclusion took 50 years of wrangling after the first Women’s Suffrage conference in the mid-1800s to achieve a constitutional amendment granting women the vote.  It took another 50 years for the Civil Rights Movement to seriously impact the workplace and establishment of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  Almost 50 year later, we are seeing another major societal and economic transformation that questions the role of an inclusive diversity.

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