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Powerful Woman in Banking: Wells Fargo's Lucia Gibbons

Wells Fargo’s northern New Jersey regional president, Lucia DiNapoli Gibbons, is responsible for retail operations in 11 counties, which includes 157 retail branches and nearly 1,600 team members.She spoke to DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about her experience working in the banking industry and how diversity-management initiatives have made her branches…

Ask the White Guy: Decision Making, Clarity of Values & What to Do When It Goes Horribly Wrong

We previously covered a story regarding an anti-LGBT-rights law promoted by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce. The chamber was reacting to the city of Nashville passing a pro-LGBT-rights law. Several companies on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list are members of that chamber. We confronted them and asked…

Use Company Values to Develop & Attract Talent

Companies on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversityall have deep-rooted values that are clearly communicated to their employees, customers and suppliers. The more than 300 chief diversity officers and senior executives who attended our March 2 and 3 learning events heard directly from four CEOs and corporate and non-profit…

Finding Talent Is No. 1 Global Issue, CEOs Say

The critical question of where to find and how to effectively manage talent tops the priorities of 1,201 business leaders from more than 69 countries, who were surveyed as part of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ annual global CEO survey. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is No. 1 on The 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversitylist….

Why Companies Went Down in the DiversityInc Top 50

Three factors cause companies to move up and down in The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity: Our improving ability to ask probing questions, increased competition and the commitment of leadership at individual companies. These case studies are all based on submissions to the 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 survey. They…

When Should Your Company Take a Stand Against LGBT Bias

The news that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a bill prohibiting local governments from passing anti-discriminatory measures offers a clear lesson to inclusive corporations about whenand howthey should get involved. The new law, aimed squarely at the LGBT community, is an example of a groundswell in several states…

Do You Need a Generational Resource Group

Gideon Hyacinth, 28, joined Dell, No. 30 in The 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, two and a half years ago. He noticed quickly that there were a lot of young people, right out of college, working in their cubicles pretty much in isolation. “There was no way for…

How Effective Talent Development Increases Diversity in Management

How are major companies solving the promotion gap and retention problems of traditionally underrepresented groups More than 150 chief diversity officers and senior executives from more than 75 companies attended our November 2010 event in Washington, D.C., discussing this and other questions on diversity management in our roundtable sessions. Focused…

Sparking Creativity Through Activism: Actor Jonathan Del Arco

How can you further your career First, try becoming an “interested person” and devote yourself to a cause other than you, advises Jonathan Del Arco, who plays Dr. Morales, the medical examiner on the critically acclaimed “The Closer,” and who also is the West Coast development consultant for the Gay,…