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TOEICに出るC-Suite

 
C-SuiteとはChief Executive Officerのような役職をさします。

(ケンブリッジビジネス)
C-Suite
HR
the group of the most important managers in a company, for example, those whose titles begin with the letter C, for 'chief':
CEOs and other C-Suite executives


ケンブリッジビジネスでは以下のような役職が見出し語になっています。

chief executive officer
chief financial officer
chief knowledge officer
chief operating officer
chief information officer
chief technology officer


TOEICに登場したのはchief executive officer/chief financial officer /chief operating officerあたりでしょうか。

Diversityつながりでいえば、chief diversity officer (CDO) というのも最近できてきているそうです。

(Wikipedia)
The chief diversity officer (CDO) is an organization’s executive level diversity and inclusion strategist. According to journalist Bill Picture, about 20% percent of Fortune 500 companies employ diversity officers (Asian Week, Nov. 26, 2005). Steve O. Michael, Kent State University’s Vice President of Diversity Initiatives developed a database in 2006 with roughly 400 diversity officers on college and university campuses. About 80 had the chief diversity officer (CDO) title.

2年前のWSJの記事ですが、最近の傾向としてCDOの現状を紹介してくれています。

MANAGEMENT
Firms Hail New Chiefs (of Diversity)
'CDOs' Join Senior Ranks to Include More Women, Minorities; Some Report Directly to CEO

By LESLIE KWOH
January 5, 2012

Some companies are adding a new executive to their C-suite lineup: Chief Diversity Officer.

Tasked with creating an environment where women and minorities can flourish, CDOs generally have a hybrid job description that includes recruitment, human resources, marketing, ethics and legal compliance.

Having a diverse work force no doubt helps a company's image, and some say it can also impact the bottom line by reducing employee turnover, boosting innovation and attracting new business.

フォーチュン500社で6割の企業が導入しているのは思ったより多い印象です。

About 60% of Fortune 500 companies currently have a CDO or executive role designated for diversity, according to a recent study by Heidrick & Struggles, an executive search firm. Among them, 65% are female and 37% are African-American. They come from a variety of backgrounds, from human resources and marketing to finance and operations.

Many CDOs earn salaries equivalent to other senior roles like chief marketing officer or chief legal counsel. Depending on the size of the company, they may also manage their own staff and budget, which can range from $1.5 million to $5 million at larger firms, says Heidrick & Struggles partner Billy Dexter, who was formerly CDO at Viacom Inc. VIAB -0.66% 's MTV Networks.

"The C-suite label gives it more stature, certainly, but the real message is that this is a critical initiative to the company," says Mr. Dexter.

TimeWarnerのプレスリリースでは、2012年に初めてCDOを設置したとあります。やはり最近の流れのようですね。

Time Warner Named a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc
April 24, 2013
Fourth Consecutive Year Time Warner is Honored

New York, NY – DiversityInc last night announced The 2013 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, with Time Warner ranking number 33 on the list. The DiversityInc Top 50 includes companies from a wide range of industries whose leadership, procurement practices, communications and training best reflect the reality of the rapidly changing face of America. The full list can be found at www.DiversityInc.com/top50.

"With the appointment of Lisa Quiroz as its first Chief Diversity Officer last year, Time Warner has made significant strides to create an inclusive workforce. Those efforts are demonstrated by its human-capital data. For example, the company's ratio of Black, Latino and Asian managers promoted compared with management demographics was higher than the DiversityInc Top 50 average (1.15-1, versus 0.99-1)," said DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.


chief diversity officer (CDO)がTOEICに出るとしたら、パート4とかで新しく着任する人物紹介あたりでしょうか。
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