It appears that the tech community including automotive and transportation management are finally focusing on bringing more black and women engineers and technology professionals into the Industry.
However, in general, little progress has been made to date and things remain the same in the Industry
The system perpetuates practices that have not effectively dealt with diversity & untapped talent of Blacks, Women, and Minorities
The solution is about access, support, mentoring, getting involved, & leadership from the white males who now lead automotive technology companies
Companies in automotive and corporate America are now doing a lot of talking & focusing of the issues brought by the massive response to Black Lives Matter.
However, if what has been reported — even surveyed and measured–and history is to be examined to see if this is a repeat of past acknowledgement but no real change or changes have happened.
Now it is up to the visionary leadership of the automotive Industry to adopt and implement initiatives and programs to bring more Blacks and minorities into leadership, equity positions, and empowerments.
Women influence or actually accomplish most vehicle sales and selections. The operative functions in a dealership are handled and managed by women like HR, Finance, and Customer Service. Yet less than 25% of the auto dealership employees are females and few dealerships, OEMs, and suppliers are lead and managed by women.
It is now becoming apparent that in order for women to gain parity in automotive, they need to gain the backing of financial resources like venture funding, bank underwriting, and capital allocation. That’s where they are now going.
Horse Racing is under more scrutiny than ever. Industry groups and governing boards like the California Horse Racing Board continues to seek to solve and not solve the real problem that causes young horses to be put down.
The latest effort by the CHRB is to limit the number of times a jockey can use a whip to hit a horse during a race. That is now six times per the ruling that goes into effect in October. Meantime, it is business as usual.
Researchers have identified ways in which older minds hold their own against younger ones and even surpass them.
Here are 10 ways that is happening and keep you in the game and growing smarter every day.
Your experience adds to your wisdom and your good looks are working for you even as you get older. The current trend to regard youth as being what you want to be is really not what it is cracked up to be.
Check out the specifics of these 10 ways and you will be psyched.
The societal, social, and economic impact of women in the management of enterprises & business entities, particularly in the automotive industry is becoming more visible and actionable every day.
The video interview with Sallie Krawcheck which primarily focuses on the gender gap in pay in business in general also applies to the the overall condition and situation for women in the automotive industry. While we see women being placed and promoted in to secondary management roles, we still do not see them becoming the leading force in an industry that continues to be male dominated. Women just have not been able to over come this situation.
Black Lives matter among automotive companies but do their careers, opportunities, and leadership matter? Sunday NYT Business section article on “Corporate America Has Failed Black America” has caused this premise to be reviewed with haste by the automotive industry corporate community. Changes are about to come about in the Board of Directors, Management teams, and corporate policy and practices.
The anatomical & analytical assessments of the decline and fall of travel and business icon, Hertz, are appearing in the trade & business press daily. Most significantly along with the commentary and perspective of industry journalist & consultant Jon LeSage, who has followed RAC for years
Three Year Old Four Time Winner sustained career ending injury on a Santa Anita Training track during morning work out. Nadal employed a front-running style and had a large frame which made him an imposing figure on the track.
Right Wing extremist protestors carry assault weapons & wear Hawaii shirts to demonstrate against the “pigs” (Police), COVID 19, & stay-at-home orders.
The Mayor of Sacramento published an article in LAT on the need for new mental health system patterned after California agencies. Now his proposed mental health system should be adopted nationally.
You may or may not still be in Lockdown. No Matter. This resource will either give you some ideas about how not to go crazy or why you did.
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This Forbes article provides a overall briefing on the great work that Larry Ellison is bringing to Wellness and tracking COVID 19
Amazon has opportunity to lead U.S. companies in providing an Company ESOP ownership plan for employees — who are now striking and leaving to gain more compensation and benefits.
The total rail systems from tracks to stations have not been kept up for many years. This lack of investment, maintenance, and upgrade may result in a national crisis in the Rail Industry. Supply Chain, and Logistics .
The ownership of the race tracks in California and the Thoroughbred Owners of California have elected to counterattack animal rights groups who seek horse racing stopped in California.
The increasing importance and concern for the U.S. government and the Public Health management is going to be dealing with the massive mental health needs of the population
Young, immature and undeveloped race horses are dying at U.S. Race Tracks every day. 45 at Santa Anita alone.
The Racing Establishment has sought to change everything but what is a major cause of horses breaking down to be put down.– Racing young horses before the age of six years old.