People + Strategy Journal

Winter 2020

Inclusive Leadership

Taking action on bias and inclusion is now more common, yet demographics of leadership positions in most organizations remain unchanged. How can those with power use that ability to initiate and sustain change? This is a business problem that HR executives are uniquely positioned to address. 


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Case Study of Crisis and an Affirmation of Character: 
The History of Starbucks Coffee Company’s Anti-Bias Efforts
Vivek Varma, Starbucks, and Keith Yamashita, SYPartners 
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Anna Marie Valerio, Executive Leadership Strategies
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Is Our Future Equitable?
Robin Hauser, Finish Line Features


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From the Executive Editor
Beginning with Blindspots
David Reimer
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​From the Guest Editor
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Addressing Obstacles to Inclusion
PARTICIPANTS: Laura Morgan Roberts, Pam Lipp Hendricks,
Ruchi Jalla, Julie Fletcher
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​In First Person
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Executive Roundtable
Walking the Talk on Inclusion
Moderator: Adam Bryant
Participants: Shellye Archambeau, Susan Salka, and Ron Williams
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Linking Theory + Practice
Women in Leadership and the Stewardship of Power
Brad Winn and Karen Joy Turley
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​Insight into Action
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​CHRO Connection
Lisa Connell