This overemphasis on the business case for diversity and inclusion has placed too much importance on the diversity side of the equation.
Posts Tagged: inclusion
What is your inclusion quotient? The term is fefined by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as intentional, deliberate and proactive acts that increase work group intelligence by ensuring people feel they “belong” and are “uniquely” valued. If we followed the lead of the Chief Human Capital Officer of the federal government, we would notRead… Read more »
Government at all levels needs to recognize, address and manage the ways unconscious bias negatively influences the work culture.
They say things like “all people are equal or we are all the same.” Essentially what they are saying about race is nothing at all. They talk about race like it does not exist. When they try to talk about race, they use these empty phrases that subconsciously say “can we change the subject?” CanRead… Read more »
What causes white privilege in the federal government?
What have been the individual and organizational costs of not tackling real issues as a result of the perception that people cannot bring their diverse selves to a conversation?
The validation of someone’s culture in the workplace can drive high levels of engagement.
Some of the reasons we avoid the difficult work of inclusion.
We may be diverse but we are far from inclusive. We have hit the snooze button when it comes to true equal opportunity. I hope we have not waited too late for our wake-up call.
Our country and world is changing. You are either leading or trailing when it comes to embracing that change. Don’t be left behind; an inclusive workplace depends on it.