Research Matters, September 2013

Research Matters

Welcome to Research Matters for September 2013.

Workplace diversity progress hampered by lack of strategic engagement and resources

Media releases

Although the business sector has maintained a commitment to workplace diversity for many years, a new survey reveals many organisations are still at the foundation stage of their diversity programs and have a declining focus on diversity strategy.

Increasing cultural diversity on boards: quotas not the answer

Media releases

In the lead up to Harmony Day (Thursday 21 March), Diversity Council Australia calls for organisations to value cultural diversity and inter-cultural capability more, especially at the board and senior executive level, but rejects the concept of quotas.

Cultural diversity and the Asian century

Diversity Matters

Dear DCA members, Welcome to Diversity Council Australia’s Diversity Matters for August 2012. In this issue, we investigate how business can make the most of Australia’s cultural diversity and why, in an Asian Century, this is more important than ever.

Unconscious bias

Diversity Matters

In this issue, we investigate unconscious bias, what it means and how it might manifest in the workplace for each of the key diversity dimensions.