Tag: Workplace

Things NEVER to Say to Women Executives

Sometimes, a term of endearment can be anything but endearing. “I had this manager who … started referring to me as ‘honey,’” recalls May Snowden, former chief diversity officer for both Starbucks and Eastman Kodak Co. (one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies), who is now president and CEO of Snowden…

Five Questions with Dr. Ronald Copeland of Kaiser Permanente on Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

Originally Published by National Organization on Disability. Kaiser Permanente’s focus on reducing mental health stigma for consumers and members also applies to its own employees. The National Organization on Disability caught up with Ron Copeland, MD, to understand how to best create a supportive and inclusive workplace for people who…

'Infants At Work' Policy Up and Coming in Businesses

A new work policy being implemented in about 200 offices around the country is providing the ultimate convenience for new parents: allowing them to take their infants to work. This innovative ‘Infants At Work’ policy allows new parents to bring their infants (aged from six weeks to six months old)…

Men Named John Outnumber Women in Key Leadership Positions

By Michael Nam Justin Wolfers, a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, highlighted the lack of women in charge of financial and political institutions with a darkly amusing ratio he calls the Glass Ceiling Index. In his New York Times Upshot column, Wolfers was apparently…