Diversity, we’ve got to do much more!

Dr Edwina Pio, New Zealand’s first and only professor of diversity and director of diversity at AUT, says while it’s wonderful to celebrate diversity through festivals, “we’ve got to do much more”. It’s important that education institutions, as well as organisations, when they talk of diversity it’s more than butter chicken, more than Diwali, moreContinue reading “Diversity, we’ve got to do much more!”

Building staff engagement for uncharted waters – Professor Peter Murray

Peter Murray (PM) – My name is Peter Murray I’m the Professor of Management at the School of Management and Enterprise at the University of Southern Queensland Well my research typically follows organisational learning, team learning and probably also diversity management. Jim Lindsay (JM) – My name is Jim Lindsay, I’m the CEO of IpswichContinue reading “Building staff engagement for uncharted waters – Professor Peter Murray”

Diversity and Inclusion: Interview

Publication: Workforce Tomorrow (Issue 8, 2017) Interview with: Jawad Syed Excerpt: “Diversity premises on the understanding that there are multiplicities of identities, experiences, and perspectives. By inclusion, I mean the understanding that there are various interpretations and ways of life, apart from the mainstream version, and that these diverse identities and lifestyles should not beContinue reading “Diversity and Inclusion: Interview”

Refugee and immigrant millennials in NZ struggling to get into high-paying jobs

Report by: Lincoln Tan, the New Zealand Herald’s diversity, ethnic affairs and immigration senior reporter. Tuesday Feb 14, 2017 Despite having a better work ethic, refugee and immigrant millennials (RIM) still struggle to get good jobs in New Zealand, a study has found. A “RIM @ work” study by AUT University Professor of Diversity EdwinaContinue reading “Refugee and immigrant millennials in NZ struggling to get into high-paying jobs”

NZ Herald: Prof Edwina Pio on the changing nature of Kiwi Christmas

AUT University Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio said nostalgia for home and ethnic traditions during Christmas meant a lot to immigrants. “Traditions reminiscent of their Indo-Portuguese heritage may mean that some migrants indulge in savoury dishes made with pork such as sorpotel and vindaloo, along with delicately hued marzipan, pure white shell-cream, nankati and silverContinue reading “NZ Herald: Prof Edwina Pio on the changing nature of Kiwi Christmas”