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.
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.
Sexual harassment in the finance services sector is a symptom of the crisis at the heart of leadership
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
Not all awareness training impacts inequalities equally
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
Solidarity is not dead: how workers can force progressive change
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