Greater diversity of thought results in better decision making, improved corporate governance, risk management, and reduces risk among homogeneous groups to consider issues only within a certain paradigm or ‘groupthink’ (Janis, 1982). With one in five financial planners women- not reflecting the rapidly changing customer base where women control $12 trillion of the $18.4 trillion
Last month, Commonwealth Bank released research on Australians attitudes to taking parental leave with an overwhelming majority- 93 per cent- agreeing that it’s more acceptable for men to take parental leave compared to 5 years ago (1). Over 80 percent of survey respondents agreed that equal parental leave will lead to greater gender equality in the workplace.
According to UNSW research, there are a number of clear risk factors in a job that lead a person to develop mental health issues including people whose jobs are insecure- like those in the gig economy- increasing their likelihood to be under more stress than others (particularly if finances are an issue). Antidepressant consumption more