Mentors set to boost diversity of BBC's top staff

Phillips, Lucy
March 2008
People Management;3/6/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the plan of the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) to use a mentoring scheme as part of an effort to increase its black and minority ethnic (BME) and disabled staff in senior management positions in 2008. The mentors for the scheme will include director-general Mark Thompson and Stephen Kelly. The BBC was criticised recently for failing to achieve its target of placing 7% BME staff in senior management positions. The job areas under the program include broadcast news journalism, marketing and television production.


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