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There have been a myriad of conversations about the lack of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) within the television industry, but many within the company say there has been little of practical progress. As a result, top-level executives gathered for a stimulating educational session at the 34th NAMIC Annual Conference to discuss how media and …

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented levels of unemployment, and as it continues to delay the reopening of businesses, employment rates are expected to recover more slowly than initially expected. However, in times of turbulence, temporary, casual and self-employed workers tend to increase both because of individuals’ need to create an income stream, but …

Larry Fink, chief executive of BlackRock, said the hardest part of running the giant asset management company in the midst of a global pandemic has been maintaining the “conservation of our culture.” Speaking Thursday morning at Morningstar Virtual Conference, Fink said disruptions and adjustments related to remote working have had minimal impact on business operations. …

“If you love it, you love it,” is how Carlos Brito, Managing Director of AB InBev since 2005, describes the strong internal culture of the global brewer. The ethos of hard conduct in the company comes from above. “Everyone thinks he could be Brito,” a former student of the group management training program once told …

Being nimble and innovative are two key tenets for startups, but a growing number of large companies are harnessing the entrepreneurial spirit as well, with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s motto “move fast and break things” becoming more and more popular among large corporations. By Ovidiu Posirca Usually, companies have more stringent risk management policies, but …

The murder of George Floyd has sparked a long overdue movement. Of course, some companies had previously prioritized creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Yet the truth is that most CEOs have focused on the bottom line, not an exemplary culture. Now is the time for many companies to catch up. While the …

Will the COVID-19 pandemic have an impact on corporate cultures? If yes, how ? This is a deceptively difficult question. The quick answer is that he already has. A brief headline read tells the surprisingly dark story: According to the Brookings Institution, more than 37 million Americans work in industries immediately affected by COVID. Almost …

“Hair should be out of the face. Neat. Polished. Put together.” These are the characteristics that I read in the “hair” section of the dress code during my first job in the fashion and luxury sector. That was in 2011. I saw it again in 2013 when I entered the fashion corporate world, as well …

Travis Montaque Donor Travis Montaque is CEO of Holler and is on Entrepreneur magazine’s list of Boldest Entrepreneurs of 2018 for his work in consumer conversations. He was also named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30s in 2016. We have a problem. In technology, our businesses are not diversified. It’s something we’ve known for a …

To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Corporate culture has been a particular focus of financial services in recent times and has been one of the main goals of the Hayne Royal Commission. But what are the consequences of a bad culture – and who is ultimately responsible for it? Corporate culture …