CEOs Are Filling Leadership Gap on Religion & Tolerance

One year ago, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, reasoning that “Islam hates us.” Recently, President Trump re-Tweeted three misleading, anti-Muslim videos from a hate group in the UK. His staff defended him, reasoning that it’s okay to endorse fake videos from crackpots because “the threat is real.” Compare this with George W. Bush, who, six days after 9/11, visited a mosque to make an...

The Business Value of Inclusive Workplaces

Today’s workplace thrives on innovation, empowerment, and an open dialogue. But what happens when social discord and discussion seep into the workplace, bringing with it polarizing views and sometimes intolerance? How are these trends affecting the workplace and how are organizations responding to this atmosphere? Bettina Deynes, Vice President of Human Resources for the Society of Human Resource Management, joined Business Forward for a conference call. She spoke about how business leaders...