Younger professional men have different understandings of ambition and different ideals of fatherhood. If they’re unable to change their organizations to allow time for family life, they will leave. Today, managing diversity is not limited to women, Diversity means managing people, male and female, of all sexual identities and every race and nationality.
This blog post from the Harvard Business Review makes some interesting points about males and females in our ever-changing world.
Much of this was identified in the research undertaken by The 100% Project earlier in 2011 and 2013: “What Men Want and Why It Matters to Women” “Men at Work: What they want and how unconscious bias stops them getting it”
Fundamental to bringing about any real movement towards gender balanced leadership, is taking into account what men want as much as what women want.
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