Five Ways To Demonstrate Diversity Leadership for an Inclusive Season

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Here are five ways to demonstrate diversity leadership and make this an inclusive season for everyone in your organization. 1- Provide opportunities for employees to share symbols and stories about the holidays and important events they observe. Items can be placed on display with a written description describing the tradition. This can be an opportunity to learn about different cultures…

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Pitfalls of Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

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The United States population is diverse. It’s no longer a question of when the workforce will change. It already has. There has been a huge increase in women, people of color and immigrants in the workforce in the last 25 years. Diversity is not just a good idea today. It is a business imperative if you want to stay competitive…

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Major Missteps That Make Mergers Fail

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  A reporter asked me for three reasons that mergersa and acquisitions fail. Here are the reasons I gave, along with solutions. 1– Not seeing mergers and acquisitions as a diversity and inclusion issue between organizations. When people feel left out and/or that they have no control of a situation, they create “facts’ and information to fit the gaps. This…

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Ten Ways Diversity and Inclusion Can Foster Innovation

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Ten Ways To Foster Amazing Innovation Through Diversity Leadership   In this business era of speed, competition and globalization, innovation rules all. You never know where the next great product, process or profit builder will originate. Good Diversity Management and Culturally Intelligent Leadership can make the difference between repeatedly hearing mediocre ideas from the same people, or mining the hidden…

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How Employers Can Celebrate Diversity As They Celebrate the Holidays

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Here are a few ways  employers can do to celebrate diversity, make their workplaces more inclusive during the holidays, and increase employee participation at work: – Make sure your Holiday party isn’t a Christmas party in disguise. Decorations and food should be general, and non-specific to any religion.  – Consider having a New Year’s Party instead of a Holiday party….

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