THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS

Quotas in Boardrooms as a Legal Means to Improve Gender Equality
Strategy

Quotas in Boardrooms as a Legal Means to Improve Gender Equality

by Junko Takagi

Every year, at the beginning of March, at ESSEC Business School are held the traditional Gender Equality Days*.

Of backlash, beliefs, and attitudes: Diversity and disruption
Leadership

Of backlash, beliefs, and attitudes: Diversity and disruption

by Junko Takagi

Junko Takagi, Professor of Management and Chair of Leadership and Diversity at ESSEC Business School, looks into the diversity and inclusion issue and links the US election result to lessons firms can draw upon.

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models
Sustainability

The Old Girls Club: Gender Quotas and Women as Role Models

by Junko Takagi

Men have a multitude of role models in upper-level positions to choose from in terms of designing their career paths. Women, on the other hand, have a much harder time identifying useful role models

Diversity, a Catalyst for Innovation and Creativity
Strategy

Diversity, a Catalyst for Innovation and Creativity

by Junko Takagi

Signs point strongly towards a positive connection between diversity, leadership, innovation.

How to Foster Innovative Thinking within Corporations?
Leadership

How to Foster Innovative Thinking within Corporations?

by Editor ESSEC Knowledge

In an increasingly heterogeneous world, diversity within organizational and managerial contexts presents both challenges and opportunities for small and large businesses alike.