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Things NEVER to Say to Asian Coworkers

Recently, Texas lawmaker Betty Brown suggested during a voter-identification hearing that it might be wise for Chinese Americans to “Americanize” their names for the sake of people who don’t speak Chinese. Brown’s comment, which landed her in the DiversityInc Hall of Shame, is just one of several rude phrases people…

7 Things NEVER to Say to Asian-American Executives

Jae Requiro remembers her friend’s story vividly: Following a meeting in which her friend was the only Asian American woman, a male colleague said to her, “You’re not at all like my Asian wife, you speak up.” “It was a big slap in her face. She didn’t even know what…

Archived: No. 19 | Cummins | DiversityInc Top 50

WHY THEY’RE ON THE LIST Cummins moves up two slots this year on the Top 50 list and is looking to integrate diversity as a part of all its processes and procedures, not just human resources. Blacks, Latinos and Asians in Senior Management: 55.1% higher than U.S. companies overall Women…

Archived: Indiana Legislators Refuse to Consider LGBT Discrimination

By Michael Nam Despite the massive backlash the state of Indiana and Gov. Mike Pence received following the passage of its “religious freedom” law that would further protect businesses that discriminate against LGBT people, the legislators in Indiana decided not to investigate the issue of anti-LGBT discrimination in its state…

Archived: Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

Apparently, bullying doesn’t stop after grade school. At least that’s how the Christian conservatives see it. Evangelicals believe big businesses are bullying them into supporting what republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz refers to as “an aggressive gay marriage agenda.” He also called it “unfortunate that large companies today are…

Archived: The Connection Between Corporate Values and Talent

By Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc Over the last year we’ve seen how corporate influence and leadership was exerted in Missouri and Indiana. In the case of Indiana, CEOs of both Cummins and Eli Lilly and Company (DiversityInc Top 50 companies) were very clear that Governor Pence’s anti-gay legislation was…

Archived: Even Lawyers Are Beginning to 'Get It'

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock As high profile anti-discrimination cases dominate the media, the legal industry is showing that lawyers can indeed make moral choices beyond the need for representing paying clients. Big law firms are drawing the line in the sand on the issue of same-gender marriage and…