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.
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?
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
Why would Australia Post go out of its way to deliver Pauline Hanson’s stubby holders?
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. By Carl Rhodes Back in July, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson appeared in her then-regular spot on Channel Nine’s Today program. During a discussion about the hard lockdown of Melbourne’s public housing towers Hanson said: A lot of these people are from non-English … Continue reading Why would Australia Post go out of its way to deliver Pauline Hanson’s stubby holders?
Eight reasons why diversity is difficult to achieve in organizations
Bringing about change in an organization is challenging even for organizations that anticipate the business case benefits of diversity interventions.