Perminder Mann: 'quotas not the right solution' to tackle diversity

Quotas are not the right solution for boosting diversity in the workplace, according to Bonnier Publishing UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann signs up as mentor for NLT and Lancôme careers platform for women

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has joined with luxury cosmetic brand Lancôme UK to launch an online platform to support young women on the path to employment featuring insights from Perminder Mann, c.e.o. of Bonnier Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-20 01:24:01 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches training scheme to tackle lack of diversity

Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 11:24:48 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann to take reins at rebranded Bonnier

As the shake-up at Bonnier Publishing UK continues, the company has revealed a new reporting structure and rebrand, with Perminder Mann taking the reins as interim group c.e.o. Jim Zetterlund steps back. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann gets Wikipedia entry to help close site's 'gender page gap'

Bonnier Publishing c.e.o. Perminder Mann is being given a Wikipedia entry as part of a drive to close Wikipedia's "gender page gap" through a series of "edit-a-thons" organised by the platform with Bloomberg as part of a programme from London mayor Sadiq Khan during London Tech Week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers urged to tackle diversity with £50k worth of grants

The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Booksellers Tackle Diversity and the Sustainability of the Indie Model

Following an eruption about the lack of diversity in bookselling at last year's Town Hall Meeting, the topic was front and center at this year's discussion. Also on attendees' minds? How to create a sustainable business model for indie bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann among 'most powerful' BAME leaders

Perminder Mann, Bonnier Publishing UK c.e.o., has been named on a list of the Guardian's most powerful BAME leaders, alongside Sadiq Khan, Edward Enniful and Sir Harpal S Kumar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ball launches remote internships in an attempt to tackle regional and ethnic diversity

Publishing consultancy Speckled Pen is launching a remote internship scheme aimed at encouraging diversity in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay: Diversity is a "Problem Seemingly Without Solution"

In the opening keynote of Winter Institute, 'Bad Feminist' author Roxane Gay gave an impassioned speech that made ample use of the F-bomb, which called on booksellers to make their stores inclusive spaces that provide sanctuary for all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spare Room Project tackles regional diversity

A pilot scheme to help regional diversity in publishing has launched to offer accommodation to those who live outside of London and don’t have somewhere to stay during an internship or work experience placement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Internal training documents reveal how Facebook tackles diversity, bias, and discrimination

Workforce diversity is something that has been brought into sharp focus in recent months as companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook reveal the make-up of their staff. White, middleclass, male employees dominate the world of technology, and this is certainly the case at Facebook -- even... Continue reading at Betanews

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Diversity in the House: The State of Diversity in Publishing

Three voices on the challenge of making publishing less white and more representative of the world at large. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookCon 2018: We Need Diverse Books: Beyond Diversity 101

We Need Diverse Books has grown alongside BookCon, working for greater inclusiveness in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions in India 2016: A New Era in Digital Solutions

The digital solutions industry is having its own Industrial Revolution. More automation, newer processes, and better efficiencies rule the day. Production volume is up, investment in R&D climbing fast, and scale taken for granted. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions Industry: Then, Now and the Future: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Over the last decade, publishers have seen many external factors impacting their business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charting the Transformation in Digital Content and Solutions: Digital Solutions in India 2015

The first PW coverage of the India-based digital solutions industry, which was then widely known as “content services,” coincided with the launch of Twitter and Google’s acquisition of a 22-month-old startup called Android Inc. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Got Diversity? Six Hacks that Address Book Industry Diversity, 21st-Century Style

The lack of diversity in the book publishing industry is not new or surprising to veterans of the business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Centering Diverse Perspectives

As the two-year anniversary approaches of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, new and forthcoming books reflect religion and spirituality publishers’ intensified efforts to recruit and acquire books by BIPOC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IBPA Tackles Book Bans

Last Thursday's Independent Book Publishers Association's “The Battle for Free Expression: Indie Publishers and Libraries in the Fight Against Censorship.” panel offered insights from digital media, public libraries, academic research, and online education on the rise in book banning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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