14 posts categorised "Diversity"

04/24/2017

Diversity vs. familiarity. Where is your leadership team on this spectrum?

Author: Jim Woods, Global Risk Assurance Leader It was August 1995. I figured this would be a great time, professionally and personally, to broaden my career and pursue a new experience outside the UK. Ultimately, Hong Kong prevailed, and I was immersed in a rich diversity of culture - at...

03/08/2017

Five strategies for finding — and keeping — female talent

Authors: Bob Moritz and Sharmila Karve Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the many social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. But how do we keep the momentum going beyond today, and bring about real change in the way women work, are hired and progress in...

03/08/2016

International Women’s Day: promoting international career aspirations

Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. As part of International Women’s Day, PwC is excited to launch our Modern mobility: Moving women with purpose study focused on gender inclusive mobility programmes. At PwC, we believe supporting the international career aspirations of women is an important part of the solution...

06/15/2015

Five reasons why diversity and inclusion matter to every business – and every employee

By Dennis Nally, PwC The evidence speaks for itself – and so does the everyday experience of businesses across the world. Diversity and inclusion lead to more innovation, more opportunities for all, better access to talent, and better business performance. But how and why? To me, there are five reasons...

06/09/2015

Let’s face up to the gender gap

Author: Jon Terry, Global Financial Services HR Consulting leader “Gender needs to be an open and honest conversation…not discussing it isn’t working anymore”, said Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, in a webcast conversation with Bob Moritz, Chairman of PwC US. Ms Sandberg is concerned that...

05/05/2015

More choices and opportunities for all: why I’m HeForShe

A uthor: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. This year, our 18th Annual Global CEO Survey revealed that 85% of the CEOs whose organisation has a diversity and inclusiveness strategy say it’s enhanced business, while 56% say it’s helped them compete in new industries or countries. Unsurprisingly, most companies focus...

04/01/2015

Finding different ways of thinking and working

Author: Nora Wu, PwC Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader Business leaders today recognise that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a critical success factor for growth, according to PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. It’s essential for nurturing creativity, fostering innovation and informing business strategies, particularly in this...

03/16/2015

Keeping talent diversity in mind

Author: Mitch Cohen, Vice Chairman, PwC US CEOs today are well aware that a diversity of talent is critical for competitiveness, according to PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey. 81% of survey participants say their organisations are now looking for a much broader range of skills than in the past....

03/06/2015

International Women’s Day: celebrating a new era of female talent

Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. On Sunday 8 March, International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated worldwide. IWD takes place annually and, for 2015, will revolve around the theme, Make It Happen: Encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women. Research and media are currently focused on the...

05/14/2014

Ms CEO: increasing the odds that one of your successors is a woman

Authors: Per-Ola Karlsson and Gary L. Neilson, Strategy& Mary Barra, Meg Whitman, Virginia Rometty. Female chief executives are still relatively rare—in 2013, they were only 9 out of 291 incoming CEOs at the world’s largest 2,500 public companies. But the companies they lead are increasingly notable in sheer size, global...