Diversity & Inclusion

Browse the latest articles on diversity & inclusion by Aperian Global. Learn why diversity & inclusion are key to organizational success.

A Quick Look at LGBTQ Rights in the Global Workplace

LGBTQ Rights in the Global Workplace Before sending staff abroad for short-term rotation or relocation, it is critical to properly prepare your assignees. This includes bracing your staff for cultural and societal differences. GlobeSmart has practical advice and information on 97 cultures across the globe, including current societal attitudes towards the LGBTQ community. Learn more […]

Diverse Teams Win in the Workplace - Cultural Diversity Day

Diverse Teams Win in the Workplace In honor of World Day for Cultural Diversity we’re celebrating how diverse teams win the workplace. Diversity is important in the composition of organizations, as it helps generate creativity, innovation, and out-of-the-box problem solving. This infographic is a quick reminder that diversity and inclusion stand to benefit us all! Please […]

A Lesson on Inclusion & Diversity

You have likely heard about the Starbucks incident in Philadelphia. If you haven’t, here is a quick synopsis: Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, two black males, entered a Starbucks to wait for a friend. One of the males needed to use the washroom but was refused access on the basis that he did not make […]

Happy International Women's Day 2018

March 8th marks International Women’s Day With recent movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, now, more than ever, there has been a heightened momentum for gender parity. This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme, #PressForProgress, encourages us to think, act and be more gender inclusive. We at Aperian Global embrace the #PressForProgress movement every day by […]

#PressforProgress: How to Develop More Female Business Leaders in Asia

Men occupy the majority of senior leadership positions in corporations across the globe1. This is a reality women in all countries face. However, the gender imbalance is most heightened in Asian countries such as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, China, Singapore, and the Philippines2. To help address this issue, our consulting team in Singapore held […]

International Women's Day

March 8th 2018 marks International Women’s Day!  With recent movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, now, more than ever, there has been a heightened momentum for gender parity. This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme, #PressForProgress, encourages us to think, act and be more gender inclusive. We at Aperian Global embrace the #PressForProgress movement every day by helping […]

define company culture

Company culture has been a trending business topic over the last few years, with important leaders like American Airlines CEO Doug Parker1, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky2, and Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Ariana Huffington3 touting its vital importance. But why is company culture so important, and how does an organization identify and define its culture? […]

The Top Threat to Successful Employee Integration

There are many benefits to hiring a diverse workforce: new ideas and perspectives, greater creativity, and advanced customer understanding are just a few of the positive attributes diversified staffing can bring. However, hiring employees with varied backgrounds and skills does not automatically mean your company will reap benefits. Successfully integrating new, diverse staff members requires […]

Why the Same Inclusion Initiatives Don't Succeed Everywhere in the World

How relevant are Western diversity and inclusion initiatives in India or China? For global business leaders, efforts to capitalize on the benefits of diversity via inclusive practices are at an all-time high. When attempting to address diversity and inclusion issues, however, organizations based in the U.S. tend to focus their attention on differences in race, […]

Developing Asian Women Leaders - Aperian Global

October 30th, 2017, Singapore Aperian Global recently facilitated a discussion on the topic of Developing Asian Women Leaders, hosted by our global client and partner, Johnson & Johnson and attended by over 40 global organizations based in Singapore. The focus was on the specific challenges women in Asia face to reach senior level leadership positions. Aperian […]