CEOs Who Get It

Winters, Mary-Frances
April 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p7
The article provides insights on how to improve diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace based on an interview of top chief executive officers (CEO) in the U.S. It cites that the CEOs support the principle of stewardship. They believe that optimizing and leveraging diversity among employees and customers is the major driver of business success. Some CEOs seek help from external advisory councils while others depend on friends and coaching relationships to advance their knowledge.


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