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The Honor of Public Service and the Need for Civility

December 9, 2013
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The honor of public service comes from performing in line with each organization’s mission, values, and standards.
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Yuletide Confessions

December 6, 2013
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Pick your poison: Merry Christmas, Happy (belated) Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, or Happy Holidays. Whichever you choose, have a joy-filled December.
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What’s the Business Case for Diversity?

December 3, 2013
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We're making a big push to focus on multiculturalism, but want to avoid it becoming “just another thing.” Is there a way to demonstrate the practical business value of having a diverse workforce?


—Melting Pot, project manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Cleveland, Ohio


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EEOC Tackles National-Origin Discrimination

November 19, 2013
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Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.


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Dolphin Tale — Hopeful or Harrowing Lessons on Bullying?

November 13, 2013
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Despite the ugliness of football player Richie Incognito’s behavior, the fall-out from the incident may one day be seen as a step in the right direction.
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The Risk Companies Run When Bullying Goes Incognito

November 8, 2013
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Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.
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A Look at Abercrombie and Fitch's 'Look' Policies

April 15, 2013
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If you hope to claim an undue hardship defense to a religious accommodation claim based on your company's image, you need to have the hard data to back your claim. Hypothetical hardships likely will not carry the day.
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As Per Sheryl Sandberg's Request, a Male Opinion About 'Lean In'

March 22, 2013
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In a recent interview about her book, Sheryl Sandberg calls on men to 'lean in' when it comes to the discussion about women in the workplace. So that's what I'm doing: providing a male voice.
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Honoring Diversity the Hawaiian Way

February 8, 2013
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The 'Hawaiian Renaissance,' which helped restore the language and time-honored cultural practices, has changed workplaces in Hawaii, especially at tourist hotels.
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Honoring Diversity the McDonald's Way

February 8, 2013
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Dialogue and the exchange of cultural information happen through the fast-food giant's Intercultural Learning Practice and Intercultural Learning Lab.
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