Developing a diverse and inclusive organization and network is just smart business. Teams, organizations, and networks benefit and grow from the unique experience of each member. This learning path explores why diversity in the workplace is so important and how to support workplace diversity and culture through inclusive leadership principles.
Cultivating Diverse & Inclusive Workplaces
Valuing diversity helps employees of all backgrounds feel included and committed to the organization's business strategy. In today’s work environment, diversity has become increasingly important; it now impacts performance, corporate purpose, and brand. In this section, you will learn the importance of recognizing the value of diversity.
Promoting inclusiveness and diversity within your workplace is one of the best ways to foster an open-minded, global company culture. The resources in this section explore the difference between, and importance of, developing an inclusive workplace while growing workplace diversity.
Organizations must effectively manage diversity in order to attract and retain high-quality employees - and create and maintain a cooperative, creative and productive work environment. There are a number of steps an employer can take, including:
Here are a few more resources shared to inspire and empower in developing, leading, and/or supporting diverse and inclusive workplaces.