For minority owners of startup businesses – or any entrepreneur from an underserved community – the roadblocks to business capital and services are often challenging or impassable.
Donna Murray-Brown, CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, sums up the feelings of many Michigan business leaders when she makes the case for the importance of diversity in the workplace. “As important as diversity is to our core values, it is also just good business practice,” she says. “In order to have meaningful impact for […]
Increasing diversity in the workplace demands investment in interpreters, technology and bilingual talent, with an eye toward cultural competency. Companies across all industries can benefit from language access planning.
If you view the accomplishments and listen to the leaders of Corp! magazine’s 2015 Salute to Diversity Award winners, it becomes abundantly clear that diversity is far more than a buzzword. For many companies, diversity is viewed as essential to the bottom line.
Motivating. Inspiring. Authentic. These are the words that repeatedly surface when describing and learning from the state’s leading women in businesses and public service. The 19th annual “Women and Leadership in the Workplace” Conference and Awards Luncheon honors these exceptional individuals.
DETROIT – Decisive magazine Jan. 11 named the 2015 Urban Vehicles of the Year at the 19th Annual Urban Wheel Awards, the kickoff multicultural event of the North American International Auto Show. Held in the recently renovated and opened Garden Theater on Woodward Avenue, the yearly event also presented individual awards for dealers, suppliers and executives.
How to increase employee engagement to the upper 90 percentile by having staff choose behaviors. Tasty Catering’s focus is to create an inclusive society where everyone matters; everyone is somebody. Every voice must be heard.
Strength in diversity. That is just one of the common themes among winners of Corp!’s 2014 Salute to Diversity. The leaders, businesses and organizations show how a diverse workforce builds strong communities and bottom lines. Winners were honored Sept. 10 at MGM Grand Detroit.
As a leader, it is good to understand there exists a culture of subcultures. There is the subculture of ethnicities, religions, and the often overlooked and most important, the subculture of economic status. Each of these cultures guides behavior.
The Greater Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has named its Top 10 Michigan Business Women Award winners for 2014.
August 2013 – What if every person living in the cities of Cleveland, Dayton and Cincinnati walked out – just up and left? More than 800,000 people would be zapped from the state’s economy. Then what?
Aug. 16, 2012 – Diversity on Boards of Directors can raise the collective IQ of the board as well as position the company for more advancement via social media and technology.
Jan. 8, 2012 – The light shined on urban style, autos and diversity as 16th Annual Urban Wheel Awards throttled up events at The North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The awards honor companies, executives, suppliers and others for recognizing the growing multicultural consumer and embracing diversity in operations and mission.
Oct. 17, 2011 – Women remain underrepresented in executive suites and corporate boards, Inforum Center for Leadership Report shows; some key indicators are moving in the right direction.
Aug. 5, 2011 – The initial State of Hispanic Business in Michigan 2011 survey results highlight that the Hispanic business community in Michigan has been on the sidelines for some time. The community’s limited participation in addressing Michigan’s business issues has had negative consequences.
October 16, 2008 – Differences. While it may be human nature to focus on what makes us distinctive, the reality is there are those traits that bind us together as a community.
September 23, 2008 – Corp! Magazine, Michigan’s largest business magazine and a long-time supporter of diversity and multiculturalism in business, has announced the companies, organizations and individuals that will be recognized in its annual Salute to Diversity issue and honored at a special event in October.
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