You want to have a more diverse and inclusive workplace? Everyone does. But it is not something that would happen over night. Diversity management is a whole new science which requires studying and hard work. And for successful diversity management, training is among the most essential parts.
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In another article, we discussed how should we see diversity in order to achieve a better future of the workplace. Let's forget all the hype, in this new writing, we want to discuss the potential risks it could bring and how we could overcome them to make diversity really work
Diversity in the workplace is not something new. In fact, it has been around for decades. A survey by CEB global in 2012 shown that 77% of executives strongly support diversity initiatives. Unfortunately, only 40% of employees surveyed felt like their organizations are truly diverse and inclusive. What makes the gap so big? I hope my article can give a clear answer.
Although many people have had negative experiences with diversity training, I know that there are a number of successful programs out there. I am interested in learning more about what others have found useful when helping people work effectively across differences.