Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Just Another Management Fashion or a Source of Sustainable Competitive Advantage?

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Date: Wednesday May 11, 2022
Time: 06:00 - 07:00 pm (GMT+8)
Location: Online

­The societal and cultural shifts in the last few years have made the business case for diversity, equity, and inclusion stronger than ever before. Indeed, diversity, Equity, and Inclusion have emerged as vital questions for organizations, regardless of size, industry, or geographical location. In organizations, there is a growing need for practices and solutions to develop and manage diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This webinar introduces you to the latest thinking on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and why they matter. The webinar gives you resources to reflect on your own management practices as well as actionable tools to lead others. The combination of state-of-the art research with practical examples is powerful, making the webinar both impactful and useful. 

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The Speaker

Dr. Piekkari is an expert on the challenges and opportunities of managing people in multinational organizations. Her work focuses on diversity and inclusion; the changing role of headquarters and management activities; organization culture as well as management of multinational and multilingual teams.  
She has published 60 peer-reviewed academic articles in leading management and organization journals as well as more than 30 book chapters and 4 books. Her work has attracted over 11 000 citations based on Google Scholar. 
She is an experienced educator of executives from many countries, representing both private and public sectors. She has also served as an advisor to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland. 
In recognition of her outstanding contributions to the disciplinary field of international business she has been elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business and the European International Business Academy. 

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