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.

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.

Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

It’s a concept often boiled down to one buzzword: diversity. But, authentic diversity is much more powerful than your average boardroom lingo. So, how can you make sure diversity is more than just a catchphrase in your office? 3 To-Dos for Authentic Workplace Diversity.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

12 Ways to Get the Most. this ebook to help you cut through the. We know that the plethora of options out there. can make the process of choosing an authoring. what you need and make the decision easier. the latest Performance Management Maturity Model.

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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What Is Diversity Fatigue, Anyway?

CLO Magazine

Diversity fatigue is a term that first emerged in the 1990s when equal opportunity became a major initiative among corporations. Over time, the term was co-opted to describe many different situations. As diversity, equity and inclusion have become hot topics across U.S.-based

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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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Experiential Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. But after years of rolling out initiatives that reap few to no rewards, diversity fatigue is setting in. The numbers in Atlassian’s “State of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S.

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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TCC08: Cultural Diversity in Online Education

Experiencing eLearning

I am again liveblogging during the Technology, Colleges, and Community (TCC) 2008 conference. Cultural Diversity and Its Impact in an Online Education Environment. Cultural diversity enriches organizations & encourages different approaches to teaching and learning. Need awareness of cultures to understand impact on learning process. Example with researching the Hague Convention countries. Be open to learning from them.

Diversity Training Should Focus on Acceptance, Not Shaming

CLO Magazine

Former Google employee James Damore’s 3,000-word assertion that women land fewer tech jobs because of biological differences rather than skills sparked a lot of conversation, particularly about the state of diversity training. The Current State of Diversity Training.

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. on the org’s collaboration platform.

Talent Development & Diversity are Priceless at MasterCard

dVinci Interactive

Everyone knows MasterCard as a leading credit card brand but today the company is a leading technology company enabling commerce all over the globe. As MasterCard evolves, it has aligned a talent, diversity and inclusion strategy with its corporate strategy.

5 Tips For Amazing, Age-Diverse, Online Training

TalentLMS

Personalized online training experiences are powerful and allow you to build a meaningful connection with your audience. Making your online training course relatable can be challenging, but doubly so for multigenerational workforces. Understand How Generations Learn.

Imagine a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Imagine a company in which employees are hired because they are excited about learning and improving themselves. They have a history of taking responsibility for their own learning. Continuous learning is expected from senior leadership and everyone else in the organization.

Cultural Intelligence for Learning Professionals

InSync Training

Today''s virtual learning platforms are creating global classrooms. Globalization, new learning technologies and dispersed workforces have provided us with a much more diverse learner base than ever before. Cultural intelligence

Diversity and Inclusion: A Partner for Learning

CLO Magazine

These two facets of HR should invest in one another’s strategic goals on a daily basis to increase cultural competency in an organization. Homepage - Video Talent Management diversity inclusion Kellye Whitney learning partnership Steve Pemberton talent management Walgreens

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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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.

Experimental Learning Through Cultural Immersion

CLO Magazine

Diversity and inclusion is one of the most pressing issues facing companies today. But after years of rolling out initiatives that reap few to no rewards, diversity fatigue is setting in. The numbers in Atlassian’s “State of Diversity and Inclusion in U.S.

Diversity and Inclusion Across All Levels

Everwise

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives are more relevant now than ever. As we become more connected across markets and have greater access to each other at work through globalization in all its forms, companies must engage a range of diverse talent to maintain their competitiveness.

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

Chronus 

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. One of the challenges is groupthink–like-minded individuals’ desire for harmony or conformity results in dysfunctional decision-making, clouding the ability to innovate or think outside the box. Why Diversity Matters.

Cultural Immersion Resources

CLO Magazine

For organizations that don’t have the time or resources to build their own in-house cultural immersion initiatives, there are many for-profit and nonprofit organizations that offer programs and experiences geared at achieving the same outcomes in which employees and teams can enroll.

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

Servant leadership is all about enriching the lives of others, building better organizations and ultimately creating a world that is more caring and equitable. When you describe your corporate culture, is being of service to one another and the community a core value?

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.

Defining Organizational Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

When we talk about an organization’s culture, what do we mean? The term “culture”, like “engagement” and “learning”, is in danger of losing its meaning as people use it arbitrarily to describe. expert care and training. For Kevin Eikenberry culture is: .

What’s the difference between diversity, inclusion, and equity?

General Assembly

Diversity. These words and the issues they point to loom large in tech. It’s hard to go a week without reading an article about a company touting its dedication to diversity, while another is called out for tolerating oppressive comments and workplace practices. The list goes on.

How Companies Are Approaching Diversity and Inclusion

Everwise

Record numbers of organizations are either reviving and rebuilding their diversity programs or building one from scratch. In conjunction with this revival, diversity’s definition is changing. The Business Case For Diversity. Key to Diversity Efforts: Embracing Technology.

Be Conscious of Diversity and Inclusion when Developing Learning Solutions

Caveo Learning

Edwina Nunez-Gordon is Caveo’s PMO Manager and formerly Deputy Director of Instructional Design at the CUNY School of Professional Studies. Interviews with Learning Leaders

Colleges Need a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

The academy faces extinction unless it learns how to learn. Like the dinosaurs, the amazing thing about higher education institutions is not extinction but that they lasted so long. The ivory tower is only now beginning to crumble after nearly 200 years.

Tips to Consider for Improving Learning Culture in Organizations

G-Cube

E-learning is diverse and it goes beyond teaching and curriculum, to disseminate information and support organizational growth. However, the success of any e-learning strategy depends upon the workforce using it for stronger skills and knowledge matrix. e-Learning

6 Ways to Improve Diversity In Your Workplace

Everwise

Malcolm Forbes, American entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes Magazine, once described diversity as “the art of thinking independently together.”. Valuing diversity increases your company’s viewpoints, skills and experiences. Meet the needs of a diverse customer base.

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.

Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit quarterly.talenteconomy.io. . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival. People want diversity.

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Diversity is…err, too diverse?

From the Coleface

A few times when I’ve been talking to potential clients about their wanting to have some diversity e-learning developed, it’s quickly become apparent that the task is not as easy as it looked at first glance. That’s because there are few topics as wide ranging as diversity and a key first step in e-learning is define what content you’re aiming to convey. The nature of diversity tends to polarise into one of two categories: 1.

Culture Change and Leadership

The Performance Improvement Blog

The culture of a company is shaped by the values and behaviors of its leaders. Times columnist Adam Bryant had with Vocalocity CEO Wain Kellum, we see how one leader’s values influence the culture of an organization. Sometimes people are just in the wrong job.