7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives.

Building geographically diverse teams

Your Training Edge

Geographically diverse teams are not a recent phenomenon. In more modern times, one company which has morphed to keep up with opportunity and change, is North America’s oldest company, the Hudson’s Bay Company(HBC). Solving the Puzzle. This is one of the wrongest notions.

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Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

Diversity is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere these days. But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. What is Diversity?

Thriving in Diversity: Cultural Quotient and the Creative Workplace

Your Training Edge

Having been a resident in Dubai for many years, I have rarely needed to look far to witness diversity all around me. It is the epitome of a globalized environment. Yet, even here it is not straightforward to create a workplace that fully encompasses diversity and harmony.

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Diverse Characters In Learning Scenarios

Experiencing eLearning

In response to my post on Name Generators for Learning Scenarios , someone asked, “Does it really matter if we choose John instead of Bob?” “For example does the name have to be of a certain neutrality or a certain ethnicity?

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Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Global expansion is a strategic objective for many businesses and a reality for others. Having business locations in numerous regions helps increase business reach, influence as well as revenues while bringing diverse perspectives and values into the mix.

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L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D).

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Accountability is key to enabling diversity and inclusion in organizations

CLO Magazine

Despite increased investment in corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives in recent years, progress remains slow. While there are many factors that contribute toward this trend, several challenges stem from a lack of organizational and individual accountability to drive the change needed.

How to Creative an Effective Diversity Training Program

Continu

If you’ve been tasked with starting a diversity training program for your company, you’re making the right move. Besides, making each and every one of your employees feel empowered and accepted at your company, it has business incentives as well. So a diversity training program can unite your company leading to a healthier bottom line. It’s important to gain buy-in from the entire company on your new training. Vary training methods.

Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store.

Which Comes First? Diversity or Inclusion?

NovoEd

Inclusive and diverse work environments positively impact the bottom line for business. Less clear is how to bring about the cultural and behavioral changes needed in the workplace for the benefits of diversity to emerge. Diversity or Inclusion?

Reasons Why You Need to Create a Corporate Learning Culture

Your Training Edge

The world of work and business is always in flux. The rate is fast-paced and it takes a forward-looking and long-sighted mentality to stay afloat and abreast of the changes that occur daily. This is especially important if your staff has an online writing job.

The Business Roundtable Manifesto: What Should CEOs Do?

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Last week there was a lot of press about the Business Roundtable’s new manifesto , proclaiming that business’s role is to help all of society, not just shareholders. Read more» The post The Business Roundtable Manifesto: What Should CEOs Do?

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What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Performance Improvement Blog

I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments. Now there appears to be a trend, in part driven by cost-cutting and down-sizing, to move away from organized diversity and inclusion programs.

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The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy.

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Can You Teach Diversity and Inclusion?

CLO Magazine

Training alone is rarely enough. Not when the subject matter is complex, controversial or comes packaged with a load of historically negative baggage, which diversity and inclusion does. What exactly is diversity and inclusion training?

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Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

(This article was initially posted on the Hospitality eResources blog on February 7, 2017.). All industries are undergoing enormous change, mostly due to new technologies, globalization, and a very diverse workforce. Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and Grubhub are just the beginning.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management.

5 diversity training activities your team will actually enjoy

Poll Everywhere

Today’s biggest companies understand that recruiting a diverse workforce isn’t just a way to introduce new faces into the organization. It’s also good business! When employees reflect the experiences, culture, and perspective of their communities, they can offer fresh ideas.

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Is Your Organization’s Lack of Diversity Mentoring Hampering Innovation?

Chronus 

History is full of market leaders that became stagnant, failed to innovate, and were uprooted by new, disruptive business models. Ride-sharing has completely transformed the taxi industry. Kodak, who employed over 145,000 people at its peak, has now been outpaced by the likes of Apple, Instagram, Facebook, and others. This can be particularly hard for organizations with a siloed, homogenous culture that fails to incorporate diverse views working toward a common goal.

Diversity and leadership development go hand in hand

CLO Magazine

I was recently reviewing a number of articles in the business press about needed changes in leadership development. Never in the history of corporate America has the workforce been more diverse. Furthermore, companies rarely measure diversity.

Culture and Language Diversity in Online Learning Environment

TalentLMS

If there is one dimension that needs careful planning when designing an online learning program or a course, this is the culture and language diversity. This implies that many countries have a substantial population of immigrants or expatriates who have unique traditions, ethnicity, religions and cultures. While they all may speak the commonly spoken English language, they may decipher certain phrases and concepts differently.

Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

eLearningMind

Ah, mandatory diversity training. But for many organizations, educating employees about their differences is a non-negotiable part of workplace culture. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right? If you have a diversity project you want to make relevant for 2016 learners reach out to our team here. . So what’s the big problem with diversity training? The Generation Gap.

Effective Diversity and Inclusion Training Via eLearning

Ed App

Promoting diversity and inclusion in an organizations is not just important because it is the politically correct thing to do (which is why a number of organizations do it), but to create a working environment where people who are different from the larger demographic feel safe, welcome and included in the organization, and that they aren’t sidelined, excluded or overlooked. Identify The Areas Of Concern. Create Your eLearning Course.

Diversity & Inclusion Training – Ripe for Disruption?

NovoEd

At NovoEd, some of the greatest results from our customers’ course experiences are the human connections that are cultivated based on their shared learning. You’ve been assigned your company compliance course on diversity and inclusion. Digital Learning Trends Other

Culture Eats Strategy

The Performance Improvement Blog

Gearing Up for the Cloud, AT&T Tells Its Workers: Adapt, or Else ( New York Times ). To cut costs and boost collaboration, IBM forces some remote workers back into the office ( TechRepublic ). According to these news stories, three venerable companies are making major changes that they believe will help them move into the future and implement a winning business strategy. It’s more about developing the right culture than implementing the right strategy.

Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

I’m sure by now you’ve seen all kinds of predictions on what elearning is going to look like in 2014. So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. The key drivers are going to be: Content upgrade for mobile compatibility.

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5 ways to attract diverse talent to your business

Eukleia

In this blog post, diversity and inclusion expert (and 2019 MBE) Joanna Abeyie discusses 5 practical ways to attract diverse talent to your business. In a nutshell, it’s about attracting a diverse range of candidates to apply for roles at your business.

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Diversity: the modern business risk that no one sees

Eukleia

In this blog post, Diversity and Inclusivity expert Joanna Abeyie explores how a lack of diversity in the workplace presents a serious business risk. From knowing your customer to reducing business risk by 30%, the case is compelling. Diversity in practice.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. The amount and complexity of knowledge and skills that each of your employees needs is increasing dramatically every day due to technology and globalization.

Equality and diversity in the workplace: understanding the business risk

Eukleia

The business case for equality and diversity in the workplace is compelling and goes far beyond the common misconception that it is simply about fairness. But the fallout can be far more deep-rooted and impactful on an organisation than either of these reasons.

‘Sharing’ culture

Clark Quinn

I was in a recent conversation about a company facing strong growth and worried about the impact on culture. Companies with a positive culture, a valuable offering, and a good business model are liable to face growth issues, and maintaining or starting a good culture becomes a critical issue to maintaining the organization’s success. This company had a positive culture, in that people were diverse, friendly, upbeat, and committed to contributing.

Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. Let’s consider two questions: How can we challenge the thinking and assumptions in DEI from past decades to redefine our ways of working to effectively solve problems? The core of DEI work is people.