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JAL looks to diversify workplace, businesses under 1st female CEO

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Diversity, that's good and fine. Go for it.

Now, what about them ticket prices?

I haven't used JAL in at least 15 years. Probably more.

Going by prices, they have NEVER been the best option.

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What about more female pilots?

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Shadows of the Rising SunT Wrote Today 06:24 pm JST

What about more female pilots?

Well, if they are qualified, why not?

Diversifying just to make people happy is not fair, I think. The point is diversifying AND qualifying.

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What about more female pilots?

I agree with you

However are there actually "any" female pilots at all flying for JAL or any Japanese airline ?

Personally i find Japanese women to be extremely capable and better educated and More polite goes without saying

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All I want to say to JAL is whatever you do please don’t crash.

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Nice. Let’s hope you don’t stuff up the company like a lot is CEO’s do male or female

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To widen its business portfolio, acquisitions are being considered as an option, although there are no specific targets at the moment, she said.

JAL looks to diversify workplace, businesses under 1st female

Considering ??

Looking to diversify ?

Make it happen instead of talking about it !

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shogun36Today  05:57 pm JST

Now, what about them ticket prices?

I haven't used JAL in at least 15 years. Probably more.

Going by prices, they have NEVER been the best option.

I'm way past the stage of choosing things, including airlines by price alone,

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I wonder if female 'dinosaurs' will get as much flak as their male counterparts.

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If they buy and more Boeing planes, make sure they are built in Washington not South Carolina.

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whatever happened to hiring the best person available for a job, regardless of their genitals, skin color, ethnicity, hair color, shoe size or anything else?

a company that doesn’t do that is doing a disservice to their customers and stockholders.

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whatever happened to hiring the best person available for a job, regardless of their genitals, skin color, ethnicity, hair color, shoe size or anything else?

What if the best people for the job are more diverse, so that customers can feel that they're dealing with people who are like them, instead of dealing with a company made up of a homogeneous employee base with little ability to understand the perspective of those they serve due to their non-diversity?

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I think both Peter Neil and strangerland is correct. But I agree more with strangerland since diversity can bring about qualities that cannot be quantifiably measured objectively. Of course, this needs to be considered when both candidates are similarly very capable, it just adds another dimension. So good on JAL, other Japanese companies needs to work on this as well.

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Go JAL..

GO JAPAN!!..

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customers don’t see people turning wrenches, doing accounting, marketing, crew scheduling, or even doing customer service on the phone.

so what are we talking about here, only cabin crew and people at the check in and the gate?

i must be different. every encounter i’ve had flying (and i’ve done a ridiculous amount of it around the world), i’ve never once thought about diversity of the person at the counter or in the cabin. not once. i’m not japanese, but never have i ever felt i’d feel better if the counter person was not japanese or the same gender as me until now.

sounds preposterous to me. so i should now be uncomfortable?

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i must be different. every encounter i’ve had flying (and i’ve done a ridiculous amount of it around the world), i’ve never once thought about diversity of the person at the counter or in the cabin. not once. i’m not japanese, but never have i ever felt i’d feel better if the counter person was not japanese or the same gender as me until now.

And are you of the opinion that because this is your experience, it must be everyone's experience, and no one else might have a different experience?

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no. i wrote that i must be different because i’m not affected by needing to be assuaged by someone who looks like me.

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Diversity and equality are are admirable goals and stimulate wealth creation. Equity is a Marxist facility that destroys wealth.

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A la Peter Neil, until I knew what Diverity™ was, I had lived 40+ years without ever noticing or caring about what anyone I encountered was or did, socially or work-wise. Then some bored, petulant liberal busybodies decided things were getting too peaceful and started demanding unrepresentative advantages - anything other than ability - as a way to give it to the Man.

StrangerlandToday  07:56 am JST

And are you of the opinion that because this is your experience, it must be everyone's experience, and no one else might have a different experience?

I would. If no one had heard of diversity, no one would be hand-wringing now. If I go to the doctor and he's, say, Indian, is it now reasonable for me to demand a white, middle class, Church of England, heterosexual doctor, and hope they've got one?

Talk about a manufactured problem.

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