Why inclusivity matters

Dr Holly Birkett and Professor Jo Duberley write for Birmingham Business Blog, in aid of National Inclusion Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance and benefits of inclusion. Diversity and inclusion at work are increasingly seen as both morally and economically desirable. But what do diversity and inclusion look like? Common definitions … Continue reading “Why inclusivity matters”

Why all the fuss? It’s about time, lord

“Twitter claimed that ‘a woman can’t be a Doctor’ and ‘it is not Nurse Who, but Doctor Who’” By Finola Kerrigan, Reader in Marketing and Consumption at Birmingham Business School Doctor Who fans waited with great excitement to find out who the thirteenth Doctor would be.  This long running, rebooted series has an inbuilt mechanism to … Continue reading “Why all the fuss? It’s about time, lord”

Five good reasons to celebrate International Women’s Day where you work

By Dr Scott Taylor, Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies at Birmingham Business School Have you noticed any changes to the gender balance at work? Or the gender dynamics? If you haven’t, you’re probably not paying attention. Feminism is in the midst of a resurgence, that some academics are calling the ‘fourth wave’. This most … Continue reading “Five good reasons to celebrate International Women’s Day where you work”