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”

Widening our talent pool has merits for social mobility

By Professor Joanne Duberley, Professor of Organisation Studies at Birmingham Business School. Since John Major’s promise of a classless society, politicians have intermittently raised the importance of enabling social mobility, based on merit. Surely it must be good for society if those with most talent rise to the top of society, occupying the best jobs. Recently … Continue reading “Widening our talent pool has merits for social mobility”