Tag Archives: equality

Diversity McKinsey 2023

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion McKinsey & Company launched its fourth comprehensive global report on diversity, “Diversity Matters Even More” that investigates the relationship of diversity with financial performance, environmental and social impact, employee satisfaction, and business growth. The report reviewed publicly available data from 1,265 companies across … Continue reading Why Diversity Matters More than Ever

Women in PR 2023 state of

Global Women in PR (GWPR) and Opinium studied female employment and leadership in public relations and communication around the world. A survey of 657 female PR professionals around the world was conducted from August – September 2023. Key findings include: 1.) Respondents said flexible worklocations and schedules helped employees maintain a healthy work-life balance (82%) … Continue reading Current State of Women in the Public Relations Field

Asian Streaming Representation

USC Annenberg and Gold House analyzed the portrayal of Asian characters in TV and film. The study reviewed a sample of 99 major Asian characters and the 73 titles (TV episodes and films) in which they appeared across 39 TV series and films streamed in 2022. Key findings include: 1.) 82% of Asian characters were … Continue reading Asian Representation in Streaming: Visibility Doesn’t Mean Cultural Specificity

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion McKinsey & Company analyzed the current state of women in corporate America and their workplace experiences. Data and HR policies from 276 private, public, and social sector companies across the United States and Canada were reviewed. In addition, interviews of 33 women … Continue reading Women in the Workplace 2023

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) researched the priorities and day-to-day experiences of Native American youth across North America. An online survey of 1,086 youth participants, … Continue reading The Narrative of Native American Youth

Pew Research Center analyzed Americans’ opinions on women in top business leadership positions and the obstacles they face in obtaining those roles. A survey of 5,057 U.S. adults was conducted July 17-23, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 55% of respondents thought there are too few women in top executive business positions. — 65% of female … Continue reading Gender and Leadership in American Businesses

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers who impacted the field of public relations in celebration of Pride Month.  Randy Shilts was born in Davenport, Iowa, on August 8, 1951. While attending the University of Oregon, Shilts managed the student newspaper and served as president of the Eugene Gay People’s Alliance. In 1974, … Continue reading Randy Shilts (1951-1994)

This summary is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion based on the original study by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) assess companies every year for their disability inclusion. In 2022, 415 companies completed the Disability Equality Index … Continue reading 2022 Disability Equality Index

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary In increasingly heterogeneous and diverse societies, diversity, inclusion, and equity have become central issues for organizations. Researchers have suggested that an inclusive workplace positively impacts outcomes such as trust, commitment, job satisfaction, perceived procedural and distributive justice, and employee well-being. What has been … Continue reading Talking Inclusion Into Being: How Communication Can Make or Break an Inclusive Work Environment

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In the last few years, the United Nations named gender equality as the fifth of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Additionally, the #Metoo social movement brought deep-rooted gender discrimination issues back into the arena, specifically in regard to the business environment. The … Continue reading Assessing and Advancing Gender Equality in Communications