Don’t erase Christmas, make it more inclusive: Prof Pio

Source: NZ Herald AUT Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio said expunging Christmas by New Zealand organisations “is a bridge too far”. “I would strongly urge organisations to display their respect, not by erasing the word Christmas, but by being more inclusive so that they keep Happy Christmas, but then also remember to wish individuals forContinue reading “Don’t erase Christmas, make it more inclusive: Prof Pio”

Expert comment: Gender diversity on boards

Cross-posted from: University of Kent Dr Jawad Syed’s Comment The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) commissioned report titled “Gender diversity on Boards: the Appointment process and the role of executive search firms” provides an in-depth study into the appointment process to corporate boards and the role of executive search firms (ESFs). The report, producedContinue reading “Expert comment: Gender diversity on boards”

‘Managing diversity and inclusion’ nominated for award

Cross-posted from: University of Huddersfield Professor Jawad Syed’s book Managing Diversity and Inclusion: An International Perspective shortlisted for CMI’s Management Book of the Year Awards A WIDE range of social and economic factors have led to greater diversity in the workplace.  This means that a new book co-edited by the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Jawad SyedContinue reading “‘Managing diversity and inclusion’ nominated for award”

From Karachi to San Bernardino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism

Author: Jawad Syed Cross posted from The Huffington Post In the aftermath of the Paris and San Bernardino attacks, the world can no longer afford apologist and politically correct discourses on terrorism. During my recent trip to Pakistan to attend an international educational and cultural conference in Karachi, I had an interesting discussion on theContinue reading “From Karachi to San Bernardino: In Quest of an Alternative Discourse on Terrorism”