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  • ASCM Seeks Volunteers for New Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    The majority of people credit diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs with boosting both innovation and employee retention at their companies, according to an executive survey by global consulting firm Korn Ferry. Nevertheless, 59 percent of respondents say they still experience unconscious bias, which is defined as forming social stereotypes about certain groups outside of our conscious awareness. […]

  • The Business Case for Empowered Women
    on March 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    There are approximately 190 million women working in supply chains around the world today. According to workers’ rights alliance the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), the reality for countless women is excessive hours, often spent in dangerous working conditions, and wages that are insufficient to make ends meet. […]

  • Steer Clear of these Five Innovation Killers
    on March 13, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Innovation is difficult to come by. It is a fleeting concept that eludes most companies. In fact, experts say the odds of a new product idea reaching full commercialization are less than four percent. That said, innovation is difficult, but not impossible. […]

  • Shifting Gears in Automotive
    on March 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Increasingly, teenagers are choosing not to get a driver’s license at all. Likewise, more adults today are opting to forgo a car. Instead, they are living and working in big cities, enjoying the convenience and time savings of Uber, and electing to do their part to reduce planet-warming emissions. Even most automotive industry executives believe that a full 50 percent of current U.S. car owners will lose interest by 2025. […]

  • Women’s Worth
    on March 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Today marks the beginning of International Women’s History Month, a global celebration of the social, economic and political achievements of women, as well as a call to advance gender equality worldwide. […]

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