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You can't be what you can't see! How can we increase diversity in Behavioral Science?

Author: Cerita Bethea

TII Blog, posted 14 July 2020

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Moving from cheap talk to action: the case of diversity and inclusion

Authors: Teresa Almeida, Dr Grace Lordan

LSE Business Review Blog, posted 30 June 2020

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How behavioural science can help firms navigate the 'new normal'

Authors: Teresa Almeida, Dr Grace Lordan

LSE COVID-19 Blog, posted 9 June 2020

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COVID-19 makes inclusion a strategic imperative for companies and investors

Author: Lutfey Siddiqi

LSE Business Review Blog, posted 9 June 2020

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On being human: how behavioural science can help virtual working

Authors: Teresa Almeida, Dr Grace Lordan 

LSE Business Review Blog, posted 4 June 2020

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People versus Machines: Automation, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Labour Force

Authors: Dr Grace Lordan, Cecily Josten

TII Blog, posted 28 May 2020

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How employers can decide whom to bring back to work first

Authors: Professor Paul Dolan, Dr Grace Lordan

LSE COVID-19 Blog, posted 18 May 2020

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Five behavioural science lessons for managing virtual team meetings

Authors: Rachel Jaffe, Dr Grace Lordan

LSE Business Review Blog, posted 18 May 2020

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relevance of inclusion in the city

Relevance of Inclusion in the City in the midst of a global pandemic

Author: Karina Robinson

TII Blog, posted 14 May 2020

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time of crisis

Inclusion is Critical in a Time of Crisis: Gathering Viewpoints from Leaders in Finance

Author: Richard Nesbitt

TII Blog, posted 7 May 2020

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COVID-19: overcoming obstacles to virtual inclusion for City of London workers

Author: Dr Grace Lordan

LSE Business Review Blog, posted 5 May 2020

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Media Coverage

Why do we pay so many people so little money?
New York Times, 24 June 2020
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Remote working could amplify exclusive behaviors, 'bro culture' in finance
S&P Global Market Intelligence, 16 June 2020
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How to make your virtual teams work better, according to behavioural science Spoon Agency, 8 June 2020
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Coronavirus crisis to test banks' gender balance efforts, could halt progress
S&P Global Market Intelligence, 20 April 2020
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Inclusion in The City: Setting the Diversity Agenda?
The International Banker, Spring 2020, article on p.8 by Dr Grace LordanRead here



human risk podcast

Privilege & Cognitive Diversity

The Human Risk podcast. episode 60

What is Privilege? It's a word that's being used very frequently, but what is it, why is it undesirable and what can we do about it? Dr Grace Lordan helps answer these questions, also exploring Cognitive Diversity: what is it and why does it matter?

Listen to the podcast here


human risk podcast

Inclusion in the workplace

The Human Risk podcast, episode 45

In this episode, Dr Grace Lordan talks about inclusion in the workplace (recorded before organisations started to work remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but still relevant even now).

Listen to the podcast here



Building resilience within work through Behavioural Science

Divercity podcast, series eight, episode 1

In this episode, host Julia Streets is joined by Dr Grace Lordan and Richard Nesbitt. They discuss how financial services is evolving through the use of technology, how emerging talent can build resilience in the working environment, the importance of inclusion at key stages of education, building inclusion into the policy and culture of the workplace, and navigating through toxic cultures.

Listen to the podcast here


LSE IQ Podcast

Is gender equality possible?

LSE IQ podcast, episode 25

This episode features LSE's Professor Sarah-Banet-Weiser,
Dr Grace Lordan and Dr Shani Orgad, who examine issues of gender inequality in our culture, work and home lives. 

Listen to the podcast here




WorkPride session

Executive Allies

WorkPride Global conference 2020 by mygwork- panel session on 23 June 2020

This session explores the role of Executives in building a strong culture of inclusivity through allyship. 

Moderator: Jane Hill
Speakers: Antonia Belcher, Deon Pillay, Tim Bardell, Dr Grace Lordan     

Watch the video here            



Diversity & Behavioural Science- Why are we so WEIRD?

Nudgestock Global 2020- streamed live on 12 June 2020,
hour 11

Speakers: Cerita Bethea, Dr Grace Lordan, Neela Saldanha.

Timestamp: 3:03:43

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Global Trends & City Effects - What This Means For Boards

Financial Services Club Webinar on 9 June 2020

Covid-19 and its economic effects are not going away anytime soon. They will reconfigure our system, ranging from geopolitical relations to the power of national governments, from company accounts to working patterns. Karina Robinson analyses the new paradigm and figures out what this means for the City and Boards Of Directors.

Watch the video here

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Behavioural Science online event 13 May 2020

Behavioural Science in the Context of Great Uncertainty

LSE online event on 13 May 2020

What lessons can we learn from behavioural science about how we act in a time of crisis characterised by great uncertainty?

Speakers: Professor Nick Chater, Professor Liam Delaney, Professor Paul Dolan, Professor Ulrike Hahn, Dr Grace Lordan

Watch the video here


lse festival event

Using Behavioural Science for Inclusion in the City

Event hosted by LSE Festival: Shape the World on 5 March 2020

A panel discussion on ‘Inclusion in the City’, a report that gives practical insights from behavioural science research to the problems and solutions posed by people who understand the financial and services industry the best: its own talent. 

This event also announced The Inclusion Initiative at LSE.

Speakers:Dr Grace Lordan, Karina Robinson, Brenda Trenowden, Irshaad Ahmad, Richard Nesbitt, Teresa Parker

Watch the video here


2035 predictions

Automation of low skills jobs

Ahead of the LSE Festival: Shape the World, Dr Grace Lordan talked about her worst-case scenario for a new world order in 2035.

Watch the video here


working together

Working together; an interdisciplinary approach to organisational culture

Event hosted by Banking Standards Board (BSB), Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) and London School of Economics (LSE) on 14 January 2020

The panel discussion explored the role of behavioural science in improving organisational culture within financial services firms, bringing together academics with senior leaders in finance and financial regulation to discuss how behavioural science can be applied within financial services to the benefit of the sector’s clients, customers and society as a whole.

Speakers: Dame Susan Rice (BSB Chair), John C. Williams (FRBNY President and CEO)

Panel: Grace Lordan, Associate Professor of Behavioural Science at LSE, Celia Moore, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Strategy at Imperial, Martin Oehmke, Professor of Finance at LSE, Tom Reader, Associate Professor of Psychological and Behavioural Science at LSE, Edmund Schuster, Associate Professor of Corporate Law at LSE.

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