Interview with Alison Pullen for The Lighthouse about research with Sheena J. Vachhani about feminist ethics and women leaders.
By Alison Pullen, Celina McEwen and Carl Rhodes In an article published in Women's Agenda, we 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 … Continue reading Sexual harassment in the finance services sector is a symptom of the crisis at the heart of leadership
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?
Bringing about change in an organization is challenging even for organizations that anticipate the business case benefits of diversity interventions.
In this blogpost, we suggest that leadership can advance diversity and equality in organisations by incorporating a more radical and transversal politics.
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
We have been working on a way to bridge intersectionality research and relational leadership research to better register the complex intersections of difference that shape how identities are developed and enacted in organizational settings, with a focus on how leadership practices can create and perpetuate regimes of inequality, discrimination and oppression.
There is much more work that really needs to be done before gender equality at work becomes ingrained in Australian business values on its own terms.
Do CEOs really add so much to a company that they deserve these gargantuan salaries? Rhodes argues that the level of CEO pay reflects an elitist corporate culture of privilege and entitlement, dominated by middle-aged white men whose singular responsibility for corporate success is hugely overstated at best.
Research investigates the complex intersection of cultural and gender differences and develops a theory on leadership diversity.