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A Culture Red Card for Luis Rubiales at the Women’s World Cup

When the head of Spain’s soccer federation, Luis Rubiales, forcibly kissed star forward Jennifer Hermoso after Spain won the Women’s World Cup, it touched off a #MeToo-level controversy in Spain and the soccer world. Erica Salmon Byrne weighs in with what this moment tells us about speak-up culture, organizational justice, and gender equity.

  • Why empowering upstanders is critical
  • The risks of specialized work cultures
  • How to build cultures of accountability