With wide-spread work from home directives for those whose jobs allow, millions of workers are at risk of losing a key piece of their social safety nets: The connection they feel to their co-workers. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 may force us into prolonged...
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
The latest edition of the Leadership Pulse™ survey of 200 leaders from firms around the world suggests clear links between executives who optimize their energy, leadership support for diversity, and how teams view their organizations’ diversity initiatives.
Collision and Reflecting: Why Employee Resource Groups Make Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Work
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a hot topic today. It was always important, but now it’s ‘hot’ – that means people are paying attention to it like never before. Senior executives are looking to diversify their teams and boards while D&I professionals are striving to find the best way to engage employees, educate them and […]
Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:00am – 10:00am PT
with Theresa Welbourne
LOS ANGELES – June 3, 2019 – The latest edition of the Leadership Pulse™ survey of 200 leaders from firms around the world suggests widespread misalignment between how the top executives view the drivers of their companies performance and what their direct reports are seeing.
Downloadable PowerPoint Presentations in PDF format from the 2019 Sponsor Meeting at the Portofino Hotel in Los Angeles.
Do you present data? Do you write reports that include numbers? Do people interrupt your presentations and ask if your data are “statistically significant?” Or do they interrupt and ask you a lot of “what if” questions, ignoring the points you are trying to make?
In this webinar, Theresa Welbourne and Ali Najafi will be reviewing the latest findings from the 2017 ERG research project, which is part of the annual ERG Leadership Summit.
A one hour webinar with Dr. Theresa M. Welbourne to learn how like-minded business leaders are working to transform how they use data to tell stories and drive action that leads to positive results.
With 90,000 employee network memberships and more than 200,000 global employees, Bank of America has made great strides in their ERG/BRG work. In this webinar, learn how they are moving the needle in supporting employee networks that meet the needs of a large and diverse group of employees.
Building Human Capital Advantage in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs): The Effect on Long-Term Firm Survival and Performance
Using survey data collected from the firms’ leadership teams in the beginning of the year following their IPO, Theresa M. Welbourne (CEO) and Kyle Gibson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) test the effects of their approaches to human capital on long-term (10-year) firm survival and performance.
Despite their prevalence in the business world, there has been a scarce amount of theorizing and research focused on ERGs. To help facilitate the development of this work, the authors (Theresa M. Welbourne, Skylar Rolf, and Steven Schlachter) introduce a theoretical framework using social identity theory, as well as propositions that can serve to spur additional research on a critical topic for today’s businesses.