culture

I Was A Manager In An Ageist Workplace

Travel sourcing manager-turned-career coach Lea McLeod told us last year that ageism was “alive and well in the job search market.” That also goes for the workplace generally. But even though it’s common, leaders can recognize and combat ageism to make organizations equitable, supportive and inclusive. In this article, Nicole D. Smith, editorial audience director…

Host, Marriott Welcomed A White Nationalist Group, Raising ‘Uncomfortable’ Questions

The decision by the Orlando World Center Marriott to host a White Nationalist conference offers a “moment of reflection,” according to Grant Caplan, the Global Business Travel Association’s Diversity Committee chair.  Reports by the Orlando Sentinel and HuffPost of the Feb. 25 America First Political Action Conference dominated some social media feeds following the event….

For Workers Who Are Never On Site, The ‘Off-Site’ Still Beckons

Some companies find bonding outside the tasks of a typical workday is more important than ever if that workday remains remote. By Lora Kelley. “Fun to be had! Fun. To. Be. Had!” Todd Zanzinger crowed to an audience of remote tech workers on Zoom. It was the opening ceremony of an information technology company’s virtual…

Op Ed: Audra Mead On Why It’s Important To Showcase Leadership At All Levels In Your Company

Fox World Travel chief culture officer Audra Mead discusses the benefits of nurturing “leaders-in-progress.” By letting people — regardless of title — lead projects, present to senior executives and chart their journeys, organizations can get stronger from within and individuals can reach their potential. Organizational culture is the foundation from which leaders secure solid footing…

Do Chance Meetings At The Office Boost Innovation? There’s No Evidence Of It.

By Claire Cain Miller, a correspondent for The New York Times, where she writes about gender, families and the future of work for The Upshot, a site for analysis of policy and economics. When Yahoo banned working from home in 2013, the reason was one often cited in corporate America: Being in the office is…

Adding Women To The C-Suite Changes How Companies Think

Corinne Post is a professor of management in Lehigh University’s College of Business. Boris Lokshin is associate professor at Maastricht University. Christophe Boone is a professor of organization theory and behavior at the University of Antwerp. Their article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. Research…

Designing The Hybrid Office

Anne-Laure Fayard is an associate professor of innovation, design and organization studies at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. John Weeks is a professor of leadership and organizational behavior at the International Institute for Management Development. Mahwesh Khan is a former corporate governance officer at the International Finance Corporation and currently a research associate…

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