Leadership and Diversity from Dr. Vergehese

Seeing with new eyes

I was addressing a group of graduates recently in a client organisation that were in their second week. They were very excited and tired because of the amount of information they had to take in…

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Cross Cultural Project Challenges

A recent article that appeared in the Australian Media (ABC News 27 April 2019 ) reported on the issues facing the Australian Future Submarine Project which is a collaboration between Naval Group a French ship…

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Ageism

The results of a recent study showed a reduction in a number of biases particularly in terms of race and sexuality over the last 10 years (Project Implicit, Harvard University). It is refreshing to note…

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Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Diversity

Last week I was a panelist for the discussion “Building Cultural Capability Networks” to further explore findings from Cracking the Cultural Ceiling: Future Proofing Your Business in the Asian Century research. The Diversity Council of Australia surveyed over…

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Diversity and Inclusion From an Asian Perspective

Earlier this year I contributed to and reviewed a research paper – Examining Diversity & Inclusion From an Asian Perspective. The study was conducted by Community Business, a Hong Kong based organisation. The countries included…

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The Case for Diversity

It is widely acknowledged that diversity in our leadership teams matters, that diversity is imperative for any organisation that wants to achieve and remain competitive. While the benefits are many and varied I want to…

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