A while ago I wrote about 3 controversial HR issues that have had much debate around them. Even in 2017... ...
The participation of women in professional organisations in Pakistan and the Middle East is significantly lower than other parts of the world. The challenges for organisations that recognise the value of increasing the gender diversity in their organisation are significant. Apart from the normal challenges companies in Pakistan and the Middle East have to overcome: those being the deeply held cultural and societal values in many cases hinder the advancement of women participation in the workplace.
Organizations have realized that a heterogeneous workplace in terms of gender is the best workplace when it comes to effectiveness, creativity and problem solving. Hence they are now are investing in Gender Diversity Research to learn how to engage and drive the female workforce. The business case for gender diversity asserts that organizations that develop and advance women will reap the benefits of gender equality.
Over the years, Engage Consulting has been focused in providing the best HR solutions to our clients. Now, from the platform of Engage Women we extend our focus to providing solutions that make a real difference to women who are aspiring to, or are already in, leadership and management positions.
We offer end-to-end solutions and the resources to organizations that recognize the value of enhancing gender diversity, and to help companies on their journey to increase the opportunities for women and to create a more balanced workforce in Pakistan and the Middle East.