“About 35% of companies have added or expanded their support for ERGs since the start of 2020, according to a 2021 study by McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.org of 423 organizations employing 12 million people.”
gnificant percentage simply can’t bring themselves to do it. Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino knows why: It makes them feel dirty.”
While traditionally burnout has been kept private and looked at as an individual issue in the workplace – and in some particularly cutthroat cultures a sign of weakness – we now have to acknowledge that it is a widely shared issue. And that it is creating a DEI emergency.”
“We are at a point in our company history where our ERGs have reached a level of operational excellence, cultural transformation and powerful retention impact.”
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The discussion of lower-level executives and employees gaining outside directorships mimics those that arise when rethinking ERGs, recruitment, internal pipelines, and accountability metrics. Namely, what do you do when strategy implementation creates resentment between different stakeholders?