The Culture Series [Part 1] – Defining Diversity and Inclusion in Today’s Business Climate

HR Bartender

Diversity can have many definitions. Generally speaking, diversity refers to the qualities, experiences, and work behaviors that make individuals unique. It can also touch upon federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws, but…that’s for another post.

Four Ways to Advance Equality in the Workplace

Ceridian

Women’s Equality Day on August 26 commemorates the day that women were granted the right to vote in the U.S. Ceridian prioritizes equality and diversity in the workplace, and also leverages its position in the industry to put the spotlight on these topics.

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Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Just look at the stats: $12 trillion can be added to the global economy if gender equality is achieved ( McKinsey Global Institute ). Companies with diverse management teams have profit margins 12.6% Diversity is a positive influence on any team.

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

7 Reasons Why a Diverse Workplace Equals Business Success

Rise

We believe in the value of a diverse workplace. And in any diverse workplace, people are bound to see things differently from time to time. Here’s how a diverse workplace leads to success for your business. Diversity trumps ability,” according to recent research findings.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

How Employers Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion At Work

Ceridian

As a young, female broadcaster, the biggest barrier that I faced was equal pay for equal work. The most obvious example of this was when I was a Promotions Manager for a radio station where, at age 25, I had responsibility for a small team and a sizeable budget.

The Business Case For Diversity

SuccessFactors

Gender Equality by Design ,” in which she unpacks how behavioral design can help organizations reduce unconscious bias. The issue of diversity and inclusion goes beyond gender. For example, employees across five generations are currently working together at SAP.

The balancing beam of diverse teams: On hiring women in tech

Workable

I’ve been incredibly fortunate, as the employers I’ve worked for, not only recognized the importance of diverse teams, but were also prepared to invest both the time and sometimes the money that was necessary to source candidates from non-traditional backgrounds.

Diversity, Data, And The X-Factor

SuccessFactors

For example, opportunity, or talent, can be overlooked for a variety of biased reasons: age, appearance, culture, personality, perceived flaws, experience, and conventional wisdom. In other words, diversity can help overcome biases. Diversity delivers results.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely to improve.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely. Employee work from home policy.

In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

WorkHuman

How can you create an environment that not only promotes gender equality, but also psychological safety and belonging ? Why is gender equality still an important issue in the workplace and in the world today? The business case for diversity is extraordinarily strong.

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Mention diversity in the workplace and you’ll generally get a positive response from executives. That’s because most of them understand the many benefits of a diverse workforce. Diversity in the workplace benefits. And execs know a diverse workforce (in age, race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and gender) brings diverse viewpoints and perspectives to the company; these elements can help you develop great new products and great new ways to cater to customers.

What Female Employees Really Want in the Workplace

Achievers

This is not the 1960s, but it’s difficult to convince many female employees who function within outdated corporate Human Resources policies. Gallup data found that 48 percent of female employees say they are actively looking for a different job or watching for new opportunities.

How to recruit a diverse workforce in 2019

PI Worldwide

She investigates and writes about HR solutions with a focus on employee engagement and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Organizations understand that a comprehensive and integrated diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy not only improves brand quality and awareness but drives performance as well. Diversity in the workplace. If not, companies can expect to be outperformed by their more diverse counterparts. Focus on employee referrals.

Why Diversity Matters To Your Bottom Line

SuccessFactors

Over the past three years, workplace diversity has increased significantly according to studies conducted by Oxford Economics and SAP in 2014 and again in 2016. This finding is especially concerning when you consider the potential impact of diversity on overall business performance. In 2015, McKinsey research revealed that gender-diverse companies were 15% more likely to financially outperform their less diverse competitors.

Men and Women are Equally Engaged at Work. But is There More to the Story?

Newmeasures

M en and women have different workplace experiences but roughly the same levels of engagement. But there is one area where there is little difference between men and women: engagement. In short, engagement is very good for your bottom line.

Diversity Is Hard Work And Requires Rethinking

SuccessFactors

In the third episode of the SAP Future Factor series , I sat down with Iris Bohnet, professor of public policy and behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to talk about the positive impact of diversity in the workplace for employee engagement and the business bottom line.

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

Ongig

Here are 10 examples of Inclusion Statements I hope you draw inspiration from: 10 Inclusion Statement Examples. Here’s their overall Inclusion Statement: That’s a short-and-sweet inclusivity statement that also ties in milestones of progress and stories of employees.

Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

LifeSpeak

Diversity and inclusion aren’t buzz words — they’re essential to any organization that hopes to thrive in the 21st century. An increasing number of studies have proven the immense benefits of building up a diverse workforce, from improved staff retention to higher profits.

KPIs Alone Will Not Fix The Diversity Problem

SuccessFactors

Thanks to the recent high-profile media focus, the issue of diversity has finally taken its place front and center of mainstream public interest and is being properly addressed in the workplace. We know bias in business undermines employee commitment, performance, and retention.

In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

WorkHuman

How can you create an environment that not only promotes gender equality, but also psychological safety and belonging ? Why is gender equality still an important issue in the workplace and in the world today? The business case for diversity is extraordinarily strong.

While Companies Make Strides Towards Diverse Workplaces, Political Diversity Struggles in Tech

Select Software Reviews

Despite increased pressure to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, diversity is still an area where many companies struggle. Businesses also fail to create an inclusive workplace when they focus on hitting diversity quotas rather than on shifting the company culture.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

SAP Innovation

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions. Companies with gender diversity on the senior leadership team outperform their competitors.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech

Ceridian

It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? As an employee, think about starting a grassroots movement – gather momentum to incite support at the top.

Education, Mentoring, And Role Models: Effective Vehicles To Motivate Gender Equality In The IT Sector

SuccessFactors

The NASA Space Apps hackathon hosted in Cairo for three consecutive years is another example. To realistically redress the gender imbalance, a culture of diversity needs to be embedded in the social consciousness, from parenting and education to professional work environments.

Diversity Matters to Small and Midsize Business Growth – and Helps Build Business Beyond Bias

SuccessFactors

Diversity and inclusion are no longer “nice to have” cultural topics – or issues companies address only to avoid being accused of discrimination or to be legally compliant. Instead, they are a critical part of the new paradigm of doing business in a global, increasingly diverse world.

New Ideas for Sponsoring Women at Work

Ceridian

For example, weaving succession planning processes into sponsorship could be one way to facilitate growth of successors as well as an opportunity for leaders to meaningfully develop people, she adds. This idea also resonated with Lisa Bull, Ceridian’s VP, Employee and Leadership Learning.

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

Ongig

Here are 10 examples of Inclusion Statements I hope you draw inspiration from: 10 Inclusion Statement Examples. Here’s their overall Inclusion Statement: That’s a short-and-sweet inclusivity statement that also ties in milestones of progress and stories of employees.

Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Bush emphatically called on leaders to build Great Places to Work For All—where all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company, are treated equitably. He shared that this work is not just good for employees—it’s good for business, too.

How People Analytics Reinvented Employee Engagement Surveys at Google

Impraise

Ever since the term employee engagement first became widely used in the 1990s it has been hailed as the key to high productivity, low retention, profit increase and better customer satisfaction. Does it simply give employees the pretense of a voice within a company?

How a Diverse Workforce Can Help Company Performance

Thrive Global

Illustration by Tamara Shopsin Employees of Salesforce.com participated in its first LGBTQ pride march in India last year. That might have been in part because one in every 10 participants were Salesforce (ticker: CRM) employees?—?some,

Diversity Is Not A Goal, But It Must Be Our Greatest Strength

SuccessFactors

The term diversity has become a standard in today’s corporate environment. Among most researchers and business executives, there is a broad consensus that advancing diversity is both a moral and a business imperative. times higher cash flow per employee.

For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Diversity is being invited to the party. Bush emphatically called on leaders to build Great Places to Work For All—where all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company, are treated equitably. Bush: “Diversity is more than policies, programs and headcounts.