Tag Archives: diversity

No talent leadership without diversity management

Talent leadership can be understood as playing to strenghts of people, focusing on what makes them unique and leveraging those unique talents to the well-being of the individual and the company.  In our research (Veestraeten & Leroy, 2012) we have … Continue reading

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Brokerage & closure: important lesson for leadership

This picture* illustrates two important assets of clusters of networks: closure & brokerage. Brokerage is the unique connection between different networks. Brokers bring diversity. They connect different perspectives and make innovation and creativity possible. Closure is making networks closed and … Continue reading

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European Commission approves 40% female quota

The European Commission has approved proposals for at least 40% of women on company boards by 2020. I wanted to provide some academic references that demonstrate how  more gender diversity in top management teams leads to better organizational performance, but … Continue reading

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