Success Through Diversity:
Why the Most Inclusive Companies Will Win
This event includes a book signing
October 9, 2018
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning businesswoman CAROL FULP—President and CEO of The Partnership—for a discussion of her debut book, Success Through Diversity: Why the Most Inclusive Companies Will Win.
About Success Through Diversity
In our fast-changing demographic landscape, companies that proactively embrace diversity in all areas of their operations will be best poised to thrive. Renowned business leader and visionary Carol Fulp explores staffing trends in the US and provides a blueprint for what businesses must do to maintain their competitiveness and customer base, including hiring in new ways, aligning managers around diversity, providing new kinds of leadership development, and engaging employees to embrace differences. Using detailed case histories of corporate cultures such as the NFL, Eastern Bank, John Hancock, Hallmark Health, and PepsiCo, as well as her own experiences in the workplace and in advising companies on diversity practice, Fulp demonstrates how people of different races and ethnicities represent an essential asset to contemporary companies and organizations.
“Success Through Diversity is an eloquent and persuasive argument for tapping the power of difference to stimulate creativity and innovation. Carol Fulp’s compelling stories of individuals and companies give a human face to the statistics about diversity of thought and higher performance. This timely book will help leaders of all kinds envision and implement positive workplaces for the future.” —Rosabeth Moss Kanter, author of Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End
“Carol Fulp brings her considerable experience to bear in this thoughtful analysis and blueprint for creating truly diverse, inclusive, and effective communities, be they workplaces or learning environments.” —Paula A. Johnson, president, Wellesley College
“Required reading for learning how diversity can promote not just business success but civic responsibility as well. Carol Fulp points the way with a win-win blueprint for corporate executives, public sector officials, and, most importantly, every citizen.” —Kenneth R. Feinberg, former administrator of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and other compensation programs
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