Good Read | Internal Memo: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sets new diversity plan after ‘humbling’ experience

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"Internal Memo: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sets new diversity plan after ‘humbling’ experience":

He described his comment — that women should rely on good “karma” rather than asking for a raise — as “generic advice that was just plain wrong” in hindsight.

“For context, I had received this advice from my mentors and followed it in my own career,” he wrote. “I do believe that at Microsoft in general good work is rewarded, and I have seen it many times here. But my advice underestimated exclusion and bias — conscious and unconscious — that can hold people back.”

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