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Video: 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards Dinner

On Oct. 16 in New York City, DiversityInc honored seven companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices. Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner Accepting Award: Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO Reasons for Honor: Accountability: To ensure an effective pipeline of talent from…

BASF's Heidi Alderman; Breaking Gender Barriers in Engineering

By Barbara Frankel Heidi Alderman’s career path has been anything but traditional. A chemical engineer, she’s been a leader in operations and procurement in the very male-dominated chemical industry. Today, she heads Petrochemicals in North America for Germany-based BASF. The Petrochemicals sector is a $5 billion business, manufacturing and marketing…

The 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards

This year, DiversityInc honors seven companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices. The companies and their top leaders will receive the awards at our Oct.16 event in New York, Talent Development: Diversity-Strategies Event & Special Awards Dinner. Top Company for Talent Development: Time…

Global Diversity Research Executive Summary: 203 Data Submissions in 46 Countries

By Barbara Frankel To evaluate the impact of global diversity efforts, we have investigated best practices that correlate to results, measured in increased human-capital diversity and business opportunity. Through 203 data submissions and extensive interviews with 25 companies, we have learned that diversity-and-inclusion initiatives have been mostly focused around gender,…

Will Your New Mentoring/Sponsorship Program Succeed

Formal cross-cultural mentoring programs are increasing at DiversityInc Top 50 companies because, our data show, they increase diversity in management representation. Forty-six percent more managers in DiversityInc Top 50 companies participate in mentoring today than five years ago, and 100 percent now have formal mentoring programs (up from 72 percent…

6 Best Practices on Global Talent Development

Global assignmentsare critical fortalent developmentin multinational companies. But how can you maximize that experience for employees working abroad And how can you ensure they and their families have enough cultural-competence training Read 6 Best Practices on Global Talent Development to find out. Synopsis: At our spring event, DiversityInc convened a…

How a Global Giant Builds Employee Cultural Competence

Patricia Rossman, who grew up in Albany, N.Y., had just been appointed the corporate vice president of communications and public affairs of the Americas region for Ciba (BASF purchased the chemical company in 2009). This was a role that expanded her responsibilities to include operations from Canada down through South…