Organizations with diverse perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures perform better. The future of diversity and inclusion moves beyond thinking demographic diversity to include cognitive diversity—the blending of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives within a team. Learn to embed diversity into your entire talent management system (from hiring all the way to performance management, development, and leadership) to create a true culture of inclusiveness. In a culture of inclusive diversity, organizations realize the full potential of all employees.
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Most large organizations have made strides to increase diversity in their workforces, and many implement diversity training to help their leaders and employees be more aware of the issues faced by a diverse workforce. But too often this training fails to achieve its desired results and can leave people feeling confused about what concrete steps they can take to benefit from an understanding of diversity; in essence they miss out on the more important aspect of Diversity & Inclusiveness initiatives -- the “inclusiveness” element of the equation.
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Despite growing awareness, recognition, and investment in diversity and inclusion initiatives, massive disparities in job opportunities persist among various demographic groups. And, despite the growing diversity of the global workforce, leadership levels of most companies look strikingly similar to the white male dominated leadership teams of the past.
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Building a culture of inclusion will take commitment, vision, and resources. A fair and unbiased hiring process based on objective data will be fundamental to any successful diversity and inclusion. And while opening the door to opportunity can have a positive impact on your bottom line, knowing that you’re building a culture that values every employee and customer is its own reward.
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