Creating a Culture of Open & Direct Communication: Thoughts from Grainger’s DG Macpherson

Recently, DG Macpherson, Group President of Global Supply Chain & International at Grainger, spoke with an audience of leaders at the Executive Breakfast Club of Oak Brook.  Grainger is a business-to-business distributor of more than 1.2 million maintenance, repair and operating  products in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. Macpherson is part of an Executive …

Beyond Optics: The True Power of Diversity to Unleash Innovation and Drive Success

  Research shows that 86 percent of companies support diversity and inclusion, understanding its value in the workplace from both an ethical perspective and a financial one. So why doesn’t the composition of our corporate leadership represent this understanding? Women hold just over 14 percent of executive roles in Fortune 500 companies, despite being 50 percent of the population.  Source: …