Research and Insights Archive

Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations

Jim Morris

Jim Morris

Jim has 30 years of experience working and leading in purpose-driven consulting organizations. Jim now works with leaders to develop and hone their inclusion skills, while helping their organizations make sure their work sticks at a systemic level. He facilitates,...

Shaun Harper

Shaun Harper

Shaun Harper is one of the nation’s most highly respected diversity, equity, and inclusion experts. He is a tenured professor in the Marshall School of Business and in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He also is founder and...

Raymond B. Eby

Raymond B. Eby

Ray Eby serves as INW’s CEO.  Prior to joining INW, Ray spent the early part of his career at 3M Company, where he served in a variety of business, finance, legal/compliance and M&A-related roles.  Most recently, Ray led a wide range of businesses for 3M Company,...

Carl Watson

Carl Watson

Carl Watson is the VP of Transformation, Organizational Strategy, and Culture at Nike, Inc. His experience spans leading teams of Marines, consulting on strategic renewal, coaching top leadership teams, and driving business transformation. Previously, he was the...

Melissa Walker

Melissa Walker

Melissa is the DE&I ERG Program Leader at Ecolab. She is a close thought partner to the Leads and Executive Sponsors for Ecolab’s 11 ERGs and manages their DE&I-focused external recognition applications. Prior to joining the DE&I team in 2021, she held...

Tariq Malik

Tariq Malik

Tariq Malik is responsible for driving Securian Financial’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy and he co-chairs the Securian Financial DE&I Council with Chris Hilger, Securian Financial chairman, president and CEO. Malik also is responsible for...

Kathryn Coleman

Kathryn Coleman

Dr. Kathryn J. Coleman has over 20 years of experience in talent acquisition, diversity, strategy, policy, and project management. As Senior Vice President of Talent, Learning, and Insights, she leads a global cross-functional team that brings together experts to...

Miguel Rocha

Miguel Rocha

Miguel Rocha leads and supports seven business resource groups at Mortenson including AAPI, Black BRG, Building with Pride, Latinos Unidos, Mosaic, Vets, and Women. Additionally, he serves as a leader for Mortenson’s DEI Champions and National Outreach Partners that...

Teron Buford

Teron Buford

Teron is a passionate champion of inclusion, intercultural awareness, and valuing diversity in its many forms. He finds joy in empowering and providing resources to historically underrepresented and underserved populations while also helping allied powerholders...

McKenzie Watts

McKenzie Watts

McKenzie is an award-winning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professional with more than 10 years of experience within professional sports, including minor league baseball​ and hockey, the NFL, and ​is currently ​with the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, as the Diversity and...

Courtney Schroeder

Courtney Schroeder

Courtney Schroeder is General Mills’ Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DI&B). In this role, Courtney is responsible for building on General Mills 30-year legacy of diversity and inclusion leadership. During his time in DI&B, Courtney launched the...

John Guttery

John Guttery

John Guttery is senior vice president of Enterprise Initiatives for Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources. He leads enterprise-wide projects that advance the company’s...