Board and Workforce Diversity: Enterprise Risks, Opportunities, Rewards

August 14, 2013
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Diversity. Inclusion now covers race, age, gender, religion, impairments, skills, viewpoints and more. How will it benefit your company? The experts speak. Paul Albert, Albert Investments: “Outstanding women directors I know would rather see the primary emphasis on their qualifications to contribute, with their label as a woman irrelevant to their board nomination.” Nola Masterson, Science Futures Management: “The pressure to fit in or ‘lean in’, as the current crowd likes to quote, is a problem for a well-run board.” Brian Barnier, ValueBridge: “Too often, risk management does more to put blinders on than take them off. Board diversity can help take blinders off to more easily see risk in the business.” Nicole McCabe, SAP: “It’s not about whether a diverse board will positively impact the business. It’s whether that board can be inclusive enough to take advantage of the business benefits.” Join us for Board and Workforce Diversity: Enterprise Risks, Opportunities, Rewards.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of more than 25 weekly business thought leadership talk series presented by SAP under the banner of Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio, which debuted in 2011. In a uniquely lively, unscripted roundtable discussion format, Game-Changers offers a broad range of expert business and technology insights to a global business audience.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments, and mobile devices.

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