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Diversity as a Small Business Strategy

Early Implementation of Diversity Policies Help Set the Stage for Future Success

New small businesses and start-ups have their hands full with the basic ABCs of launching. For those with an eye on growth, adding the D of diversity from the start can have a big impact down the road.

In a new study by Dr. Kelly Weeks of Rhodes College, Dr. Myrtle Bell of The University of Texas at Arlington, and Dr. Jennifer Sequeira and Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs of the University of Southern Mississippi, the researchers posit that new small firms benefit as much from employee racial diversity as larger, more established companies. With a dearth of research on smaller organizations, they turned to existing research on large firms to argue their point and come up with practical recommendations for organizations....Read more


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Congratulations to Our Early Bird Winners

SIOP understands that finances can be tight for Student Affiliates and wanted to help by offering an early bird renewal drawing, exclusively for students.

Over 500 students were entered in our drawing for renewing their dues by June 15. SIOP is happy to announce the three lucky students who won free registration for the 34th Annual SIOP Conference....Read more

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Register Now for SIOP Leading Edge Consortium on High Potential Talent Which members of your organization have the potential to lead Read more...
 
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Are YOU the Next Professional Practice Series Editor!

Ever wanted to edit a book series? Are you an excellent editor?

If so, then nominate yourself, or a colleague, for editor of the SIOP Professional Practice Series. Term of service is 5 years, and the position is open to any SIOP Fellow or Member....Read more