Monday, September 25, 2017

5 ways to set a gender diversity agenda - ECONOMIC TIMES

by Brinda Dasgupta
Originally published: September 22, 2017

It is important for leadership to support the cause for gender diversity, as well as drive continuous governance around this to keep the momentum going. Brinda Dasgupta has suggestions from experts on how leaders can set a gender diversity agenda for their organisations. 

1 Become A Role Model 

Organisational leaders need to uphold the idea of a diversified workplace. ""Leaders should become role models for others in the company in bringing about a homogeneous working atmosphere," says Dilpreet Singh, HR, IBM India South Asia. Organisational management should be committed to the cause and act as advocators, says Rachna Mukherjee, CHRO, Schneider Electric India.