The Essentials: Fighting Racism

With protests continuing over George Floyd’s death, our best insights about what corporate leaders can still do to change their firm’s status quo.

In the past three months, corporate America has promised an unprecendented amount money and resources to combat racism. But Korn Ferry's experts argue that promises and even resources aren't enough. Executives may underestimate how much they will have to do to combat inequalities even within their own organizations.

To help leaders make significant changes, Korn Ferry has gathered its best insights in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. Up first, read Andres Tapia’s two new columns on the critical role CEOs can play right now to boost diversity and inclusiveness.

Time for the Power to ‘Fight the Power’

CEOs—and no one else—are ultimately the ones who can ensure that companies become more diverse and inclusive.

Power from the Bottom Up

Why CEOs, who seemingly have all the power, are unexpectedly being swayed by groups which don’t have much formal authority.

Next, check out our most recent insights on diversity, inclusion, and eradicating systemic racism in the workplace.  

7 Ways Corporate Leaders Can Address D&I Right Now

Experts say CEOs and board directors have considerable power to make positive change.

Is COVID-19 Helping Fight Racism?

Why the pandemic, as horrible as it has been, may be creating conditions that make people care more about racism.

Combating Racism, as a Lifestyle

Adopting an entirely new life approach may be the best way leaders can make the changes that need to be made, says Korn Ferry’s Andrés Tapia.

Hear Me: Stories from Black Executives

From being denied promotions to getting accosted at airports, African Americans relay what happens to them that doesn’t to others … and what their hopes for the future are.

Being a True White Ally Against Racism

White CEOs are saying the right things now but taking some key bold actions may make this moment stick, says Korn Ferry diversity and inclusion strategist Andrés Tapia.