"My mantra is 'it's not personal'"
Rebecca Salt


Archive of: 2018

The gender-balance delusion

Sir Philip Hampton’s reflections on FTSE board-member’s excuses for not appointing women:

“We used to hear these excuses regularly a few years ago, thankfully much less so now. However, leaders expressing warm words of support but actually doing very little to appoint women into top jobs - or quietly blocking progress - are really not much better.”

Taking gender out of the gender pay debate

Organisations that fail to ensure that all contributions – not just those with the loudest voices - are heard, valued and respected are undermining their own performance. They will promote and progress those that they hear and see. Others get left behind. The gender pay gap measures this effect. Gender bias is so ubiquitous that it can be easily measured. But what of the other groups of talent who don’t get heard? How damaging to people and profit is it to allow a culture to persist which measurably fails to recognise and apply its talent?

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