Our Journey To Equality

We’re on a journey to embrace equality, diversity and inclusivity, both within our organisation and in the real world.

In 2015, we started our journey to gender equality, with the introduction of the diversity programme, STRIDE, a Steering Committee, with an initial focus on gender diversity.  This initiative demonstrated the importance of diversity to an organisation and as the years have gone by, the programme is successfully evolving to include all aspects of diversity, which is now one of the core foundations of our strategy, our publishing philosophy and employer brand.

We’ve made a case study focussing on our journey to gender diversity, which is available for you to download here.

Creating a culture of diversity and inclusion, by Vicky Williams, CEO Emerald Publishing

Vicky Williams recently spoke to Alice Meadows at the Scholarly Kitchen about diversity and how she is tackling equality issues at Emerald. Read the full article here.

National Women’s Equality Day, 26 August

In celebration of National Women’s Equality Day – a day celebrated in the United States to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States based on gender – we’ve gathered a number of resources from our authors and contributors for you to listen to and read:

We have also made the following book chapter and journal articles free to access until 1 September 2018:

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

Can I have it all? Emerging adult women’s positions on balancing career and family

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

Gender in management: an international journal

Diversity quotas, diverse perspectives (The case of Gender)

Gender in management: an international journal

The Stalled Revolution.  Is equality for women an impossible dream?

Living the impossible dream

The Stalled Revolution. Is equality for women an impossible dream?

Women in leadership 2nd Edition: Contextual Dynamics and Boundaries

Sports as Context for Women’s Leadership

Women in leadership 2nd Edition: Contextual Dynamics and Boundaries

Theses book chapter and journal articles are free to access until 1 September 2018

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August 22nd, 2018

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