Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which bring together employees with shared identity or purpose, have been expanding around the globe. ERGs can be a recruiting and retention tool, providing member benefits of career growth, developing friends and providing expanded purpose at work. Given their popularity, they are of interest for researchers.
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Original article published by Alabama Inno An initial public offering is different from other events that spur growth. For maybe the first time, a new IPO is in the public eye. Passing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and additional regulations that continue for...
Originally published on reworked. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, the holiday tale "A Christmas Carol" offers a valuable lesson for us all. Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist of the story, undergoes a transformation from a miserly, unpleasant man to a generous,...
October 19, 2022
with Theresa Welbourne
Over the years, data has supported the notion that culture eats strategy for breakfast. But then subsequent studies suggest that strategy is more important — it eats culture. This year is an interesting mix.
by Theresa M. Welbourne
What employee resource groups can teach leaders about innovation
By Theresa M. Welbourne
Article co-authored by Theresa Welbourne, CEO senior affliliated researcher.
In this study of what Dr. Welbourne calls the Business Drivers Research, she starts by exploring the way many studies are done in organizations today.
Originally published on TLNT.com Recent news outlets (Axios, Forbes, and more) have been reporting the latest decision by LinkedIn to pay their employee resource group (ERG) global co-chairs $10,000 per year. Most of the opinions published on this development are...
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...
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 […]