Harvard Business Review

How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From

When it comes to building a company, it matters where you are from. According to new research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, there is a clear connection between how much hierarchy founders create in their startups and where they hail from. Founders from countries with corrupt governments and fewer freedoms for citizens give their employees much less autonomy. Likewise, founders from more transparent countries give their employees more power and freedom.

Bringing Men to the Gender Inequality Table

Why Men Stay on the Sidelines for Gender Parity

As gender inequality in the workplace continues, organizations are launching gender parity programs to combat the pervasive problem. But diversity officers and leaders are facing a roadblock: Men, who often constitute the majority in organizations and hold more positions of power and influence, just aren’t interested in initiatives aimed at creating gender parity.

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