Peel District School Board will change hiring and promotion practices

"Throughout our discussions with employees ......it was evident that many staff lack confidence in the ability of the current academic and business hiring process to ensuring hiring based on merit rather than relationships." From Peel School Board Report http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/education/article/1318714--peel-school-board-launches-plan-to-hire-on-the-basis-of-merit-not-nepotism

Video: Diversity is not diversity is not diversity

Katherine Klein, Professor of Management, the Wharton School, discusses the need to  think more broadly about diversity and the role of leaders. Problems may arise when there is a diversity of values in a group. In such an environment it is important for leaders to be more task-oriented and be willing to step back in order... Read More

Democratic Engagement

One definition of a movement is an ongoing, informal group action that's inspired by a passionately shared idea and directed toward positive change. I believe such a "movement" is taking place and it will counteract the negative, destructive and divisive rhetoric that's sweeping across the United States, Europe and Canada. It involves empathetic individuals who are dedicated to... Read More