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.
Why is the Australian Prime Minister's response to recent the allegations of rape in parliament woefully inadequate?
Are women leaders better than men? If so why aren't there more?
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.
Alison Pullen on the need for more feminine leadership styles that diverge from traditional models.
Interview with Alison Pullen for The Lighthouse about research with Sheena J. Vachhani about feminist ethics and women leaders.
In an article published in Women's Agenda, Alison Pullen, Celina McEwen and Carl Rhodes discuss the culture of violence against women that is prevalent in the finance sector. To address this normalisation of harassment, we argue that there is a need for tackling leadership inequality but mostly a need to change the traditional understanding of … Continue reading Sexual harassment in the finance services sector is a symptom of the crisis at the heart of leadership
By C. McEwen, A. Pullen and C. Rhodes Does unconscious bias training address inequality? Can it make things worse? We address these questions in a short piece for The Sydney Morning Herald's The Lowdown. Based on early results from our research, we found that unconscious bias training is blinding Australian business to the realities of … Continue reading Not all awareness training impacts inequalities equally
This article was originally published at Aeon and has been republished under Creative Commons. Photo by Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty. Google employees in Dublin, Ireland, join others from around the world in protest over claims of sexual harassment, gender inequality and systemic racism at the tech giant. By Carl Rhodes In November last year, … Continue reading Solidarity is not dead: how workers can force progressive change
Gillette’s campaign exemplifies a new type of corporate political activism where corporations and their chief executives publicly back progressive social and political causes.