Colleagues chatting in an office

28 July, 2020

Five ways racism is bad for business—and what we can do about it

Recent events have highlighted the profound effect systemic racism has on society. Global protests, the removal of monuments and much-needed policy changes are grabbing headlines. But if we’re to ef...
Man in suit, mirror, gender bias

25 September, 2017

Unconscious bias is keeping women out of senior roles

Most people would not consciously decide to hire candidates based on whether they remind them of themselves. But one unconscious bias—affinity bias—may lead people to favour candidates who are lik...
Google

8 August, 2017

Google employee fired over ‘gender differences’ email to staff

A Google employee has been fired over comments made to staff in an email, suggesting that gender differences in pay and roles were in part due to biological factors. The email, reportedly sent by a...