There is a perception that if you make a product sustainable, it somehow of less quality or worth. But try telling that to Nike who identified sustainability as a source of innovation and made it a profitable revenue stream.
Most organizations need major mindset shifts to survive and thrive amid rapid technological change. And reverse mentoring is emerging as a popular way to break people out of their decades-old established ways of working.
Across industries, intelligent machines are marching, and along with them fear. How do business leaders today promote the adoption of emerging technologies while adapting the current workforce to the work realities of the future, inspiring and training them in the adoption of new skills?
Groupthink may be the death of innovative culture, yet many companies shy away from conflict and disagreement. Read how inviting and understanding different perspectives leads to innovation, and discover the strategies to cultivate this “creative abrasion.”
Today, millions of women support their families and communities by working in the global supply chains of global companies. By supporting and educating these women in areas of health, personal finance, and gender equality, businesses can help advance the state of women, while expanding their own opportunity for growth.
Hiring a diverse workforce is smart business. Yet even with the best intentions, hiring decisions can still be influenced by personal factors we may not even be aware of. Fortunately, AI technology is gaining momentum in the recruitment field and is beginning to tackle the issue of unconscious bias.