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    GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra has appointed a new board to address racism and discrimination that may be lurking within the company. The automaker has taken a vocal stance against racism following widespread protests spurred by the killing of George Floyd and wants to be clear as day that its committed to diversity and inclusion. The […]
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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    Affirmative Action by another name. "Judged by the content of their character..."? How about an Excellence Advisory Board?
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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    Quote Originally Posted by Neanderthal View Post
    Affirmative Action by another name. "Judged by the content of their character..."? How about an Excellence Advisory Board?
    How about something actually needed at GM like a quality control board!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigdog View Post
    How about something actually needed at GM like a quality control board!
    Ha. You make funny. I'm still waiting for GM to fix The One-Eyed Man look. WTF is the matter, they're still churning out cars and trucks with one running light or headlight that does not work. Does anyone in The Towers know that?

    I've been advocating for a while now for a PR Czar, so every random Tom, Rick, or Mary in The Corporation cannot just go out and rattle off in public what may or may not make any sense or in fact be the corporation's mission.
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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    I wonder if everyone at that round table gets those cool "Members Only" jackets?

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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    America is so far gone

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbukukanyau View Post
    America is so far gone
    Sad but true. Repair "education" and "news" and we have a chance.
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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    Quote Originally Posted by Neanderthal View Post
    Affirmative Action by another name. "Judged by the content of their character..."? How about an Excellence Advisory Board?
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    How about something actually needed at GM like a quality control board!
    Are we ready for some irony here?....................

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ed753 View Post
    Are we ready for some irony here?....................

    Mary has been in leadership rolls, in both, HR and Quality.
    Just give her more time, Ed. Patience, patience, as the vultures say in the Kliban cartoon.
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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    "According to the CEO, the advisory board will be tasked with supporting the words, deeds, and culture rooted in inclusion and racial justice while weeding out language and ideas that do not. "

    I don't even know what any of that is supposed to mean.

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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    Quote Originally Posted by 4gm View Post
    "According to the CEO, the advisory board will be tasked with supporting the words, deeds, and culture rooted in inclusion and racial justice while weeding out language and ideas that do not. "

    I don't even know what any of that is supposed to mean.
    Among other things, it indicates much ass-kissing and bowing and scraping is in GM's future. Oh, I forgot grovelling. Add that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4gm View Post
    "According to the CEO, the advisory board will be tasked with supporting the words, deeds, and culture rooted in inclusion and racial justice while weeding out language and ideas that do not. "

    I don't even know what any of that is supposed to mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4gm View Post
    "According to the CEO, the advisory board will be tasked with supporting the words, deeds, and culture rooted in inclusion and racial justice while weeding out language and ideas that do not. "

    I don't even know what any of that is supposed to mean.
    It sounds like something out of the "How to text hot girls/horny Russian moms" thread.

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    Re: GMs Barra to Head New Inclusion Advisory Board

    GM has had initiatives on inclusion on racial justice and inclusion for 20 years. I had to meet informal quotas for minorities and women. I received no credit for Asians. I had an outstanding gay employee at the time but management preferred he stay in the closet. I understand women no longer count for quotas. "Weeding out language and ideas" suggests to me that GM has decided to take it to a higher level focused primarily on making sure white employees have the correct ideas and express them correctly. Every text, email and written document must be scrutinized. Job security for the Board. They need a Czar with a staff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpole View Post
    GM has had initiatives on inclusion on racial justice and inclusion for 20 years. I had to meet informal quotas for minorities and women. I received no credit for Asians. I had an outstanding gay employee at the time but management preferred he stay in the closet. I understand women no longer count for quotas. "Weeding out language and ideas" suggests to me that GM has decided to take it to a higher level focused primarily on making sure white employees have the correct ideas and express them correctly. Every text, email and written document must be scrutinized. Job security for the Board. They need a Czar with a staff.
    It’s racism by any other name

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