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- August Lovenskiolds: Do men make better CEOs than women?
- August Lovenskiolds: ‘Women hate being CEOs – and they suck at it’
- White men ‘endangered species’ in top business roles as women promoted to senior positions – Tesco chairman
- Aviva plc: ‘Promote women or else’
- Monique Svazlian Tallon (Monique Tallon) is a blithering idiot
- Blithering idiots at 100+ organizations in the financial services sector are colluding with blithering idiots at HM Treasury to harm the financial services sector
- Campaign for Merit in Business referenced in a Guardian piece – MPs’ corporate governance inquiry: what are the key issues?
- The ‘business case’ for more women on boards – it’s enough to drive a man mad…
- The businessmen who dance to Helena Morrissey’s tunes are blithering idiots
- Mike Buchanan’s written submissions to House of Commons and House of Lords inquiries in 2012, and a remarkable admission by Professor Susan Vinnicombe
- House of Commons: Business, Innovation and Skills Committee inquiry into ‘corporate governance’
- Where are all the expat women?
- It pays to have more women in work, so policy must reflect this. Er… must it?
- EasyJet is offering 10 places for women each year on the easyJet pilot training programme and underwriting the £100,000 training loan. This is the ‘first phase’ of their long term strategy to increase the proportion of female pilots at the airline.
- We must do more for women entrepreneurs
- How to set up a small business. Take a big one and stuff its board with women.
- Laura Perrins: Female quotas serve only mediocre women
- CIPD survey highlights the ‘need’ for more action by employers to address ‘gender inequality’
- Will Ruth Sunderland EVER engage with the evidence showing that appointing more women onto corporate boards leads to financial decline?
- Six blithering idiots comment on the gender pay gap: Nicky Morgan MP, Carolyn Fairbairn, Ann Franck, Frances O’Grady, Kate Green MP, Regina Moran
- PIERS MORGAN: For God’s sake let boys be boys, and girls be girls, and stop this charge to turn them all into ‘non-binary, gender fluid creatures of indeterminate sexuality’
- Teacher ‘lost two jobs over rape acquittal’
- Engineering profession is being damaged by outdated ‘white, middle-aged, male stereotype’, finds study
- Women and Equalities Committee: Fathers in the Workplace
- Karen Straughan’s hangout with Zuzanna Mroz
- ‘British women are entitled and overweight’: Seduction expert who’s dated 200 Russian ladies says men should look to Eastern Europe to find a beautiful, intelligent wife
- Girl Scouts (USA): Don’t make your daughter hug people this holiday
- Some men die without ever knowing they had Alzheimer’s because they ‘don’t show the same signs of the disease as women’
- Don’t call female pupils girls or ladies because it reminds them of their gender, headteachers are told
- Images from the IMD March and mini-conference
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Followers of the ‘gender diversity in the boardroom’ debate will notice arguments waxing and waning over the years, depending on how intrinsically convincing they are, and how difficult they are to counter. At one time proponents of ‘improved’ gender balance … Continue reading
My thanks to Fred for pointing me towards an excellent article in yesterday’s Daily Mail. The paper continues to be almost unique among British mass-market newspapers in its challenging of feminist thinking and manipulations. The Daily Telegraph routinely cites feminist-inspired … Continue reading
[Note added 17 July 2012: my joy at the government’s decision to remove the threat of quotas for women on boards was premature. The risk still remains. The government was merely objecting officially to EU-imposed quotas, but continues itself to … Continue reading
[Note added 17 July 2012: It turned out I was wrong in thinking there’d been a small victory for meritocracy. After I posted the following it emerged that the government’s objections to quotas related only to EU-imposed quotas. The government from … Continue reading
Since I launched The Campaign for Merit in Business a month ago I’m being increasingly asked by senior business people and journalists to present my core arguments against quotas and other positive discrimination measures to ‘improve’ the number of women in … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of Swayne O’Pie’s book Why Britain Hates Men: Exposing Feminism, followers of this blog may be particularly interested in the extensive section concerning the genders and the world of work. Until now the book’s been available to order in … Continue reading
While the leading British culprit pushing for ‘improved’ gender diversity in company boardrooms is David Cameron – with his continuing threat of quotas – in the EU it’s Viviane Reding, a Commissioner. I am therefore grateful to Michael Klein of … Continue reading