Our four-year research project into how leadership is practised in the intersection of cultural and gender differences in three organisations known for their best practice in diversity and inclusion has now been completed.
Why diversity and inclusion have failed and what to do about it
What our ARC project has to say about why diversity and inclusion policies have failed to bring about the promised change.
Boosting economic recovery with quotas
Alison Pullen was invited by Richard Aedy from the ABC program The Money to talk about the power of quotas and why Australia needs them. In this interview broadcast on 6 May 2021, Alison argued that in addition to tackling inequality, quotas could also have an economic benefit. Listen to Alison or read a summary … Continue reading Boosting economic recovery with quotas
Workplaces need quotas to increase women’s representation and curb toxic hyper-masculinity
In a recent The Lighthouse article, Alison Pullen discusses the power of quotas and why Australia needs them. Prof Pullen said that quotas are the only way to introduce change quickly and should be applied not just to politics but in every profession, institution and organisation in Australia. The interview also responded to NSW Premier … Continue reading Workplaces need quotas to increase women’s representation and curb toxic hyper-masculinity
Enough is enough: Sexual harassment at work is a leadership problem
Parliament and politicians are in the well-deserved spotlight at the moment around allegations of sexual harassment, but the problem does not end there. Change is needed in all organisations, whether they are big and small businesses, government, political parties, universities or not-for-profits.
Leader’s response to rape ‘as a father’
Why is the Australian Prime Minister's response to recent the allegations of rape in parliament woefully inadequate?
Why aren’t there more women leaders?
Are women leaders better than men? If so why aren't there more?
Successful women do not mimic successful men
We need to stop looking at women to fix the problem. And we need to start looking at the organizational barriers that prevent women wanting to be part of that organization.
Why women like Jacinda Ardern make such strong leaders
Alison Pullen on the need for more feminine leadership styles that diverge from traditional models.
We need to judge women leaders differently to their male counterparts
Interview with Alison Pullen for The Lighthouse about research with Sheena J. Vachhani about feminist ethics and women leaders.