The Question I Hate

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The Question I Hate

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.@SodexoUSA's CEO addresses gender diversity on International Women's Day http://bit.ly/2HbjkEk
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:40pm

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March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, I’d like to share the question I get most often as a female leader.

It’s also the question I hate the most:

“What’s the business case for gender diversity?”

Ugh.

There are other variations:

“What’s the business case for diversity in general?”

“How does gender parity affect my bottom line?”

“How does being inclusive help me meet my KPIs?”

I am asked one of these almost every time I speak publicly and I just cannot answer again. Frankly, if a business leader doesn’t get it at this point, I feel sorry for that person. Their company won't be here in five years.

In the spirit of generosity and IWD, however, I will offer the below links to anyone who still needs to ask:

What evidence would you add? 

Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Education | Equal rights | Gender | International Women's Day | Sodexo | gender diversity | women

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