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.

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.

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.

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?

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie was invited to give a keynote address in Taiwan at an Association for Talent Development leadership conference. 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. Here we are in Taiwan, in Asia, where they were doing training and learning way before the U.S., According to the data, 5.6

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Global Leadership Development (GLD): Distance

Your Training Edge

Leadership development, like traditional training and development, faces traditional challenges such as distance, culture, diversity, design and delivery methods, along with budgets and workforces. So what can you do to truly train leaders ‘at a distance’?

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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.

Creating a Long-Term Culture of Successful Women in Leadership Roles

Training Industry

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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: .

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.

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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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.

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.

Effective Leadership is Transformational

CLO Magazine

Effective leadership is a transformational journey made up of four “spheres of influence.” These are self leadership, one-on-one leadership, team leadership and organizational leadership. It comes first because effective leadership starts on the inside.

Enabling Future Leaders in the Age of “The New Diversity”

ej4 eLearning

“Workplace diversity” once meant representation by two genders and a small range of skin tones. Today, diversity means more: Different generations (Boomers, Millennials and Gens X, Y, and Z), the whole spectrum of LGBTQ, and vastly different cultures of origin. The organizational challenge now is bigger than just bringing all this diversity together, keeping the peace, and getting the job done. Sync up the organization and the people.

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.

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.

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.

How Values Factor Into Leadership and Learning

CLO Magazine

According to a new study from Hogan Assessments , having the perfect skill set to be a leader is only part of the equation. One can have all the necessary knowledge, but they will have a greater chance of excelling in an environment that aligns with their values.

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender

CLO Magazine

A tough work ethic, being task-oriented, a willingness to put in long hours, dedication to one’s career, and having the right connections are a few characteristics that immediately come to mind. Think of the post-World War II U.S. It was the era of “the man in the gray flannel suit.”

Women in Leadership: Surmounting Barriers and Bias

CLO Magazine

Despite the fact that women earn almost 60 percent of undergraduate degrees and 60 percent of all master’s degrees in the U.S., Organizations will say all the right things about advancing women, but when it comes down to it, the decision they make is to promote a man,” she said.

Tackling the Quality Leadership Challenge

CLO Magazine

Companies throughout the world feel the pressing need for more effective global leadership. Studies show organizations do not have the global leaders needed to keep up with the speed of business, nor are they satisfied with the quality of their leaders.

From Diversity to Inclusion: Why Top Companies Are Shifting Their Focus

Chronus 

Managing diversity and cultural differences is one of the top three things CEOs worry about most, according to Harvard Business Review. Yet after years of throwing just about everything at the problem, there is very little to show for it. Diverse employees’ careers to leadership continue to stagnate and retention wanes. Why do organizations miss the mark in fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment? Download the Ebook Today!

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.

Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Performance Improvement Blog

The need for creating and sustaining a learning culture in organizations is critical given the rise of digital technology, the rapid pace of change, the complexities of globalization, and the growing development demands of a diverse workforce.

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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.

How Coaching Can Help the Majority Culture Understand Difference

CLO Magazine

Yet managers, often representatives of the dominant or “majority culture,” may not always feel comfortable or confident in addressing foreign national employees with regard to cultural disconnects. And as more foreign nationals enter the U.S.

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.

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.

Accelerate Female Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

Zsuzsanna Tungli will never forget one of her earliest experiences of gender inequality in the workplace. There have been so many studies that show empowering women and putting more women in leadership positions isn’t just the right or the nice thing to do.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

And then there are the many workplace complaints of sexual harassment that are no less harmful to women but, perpetrated by mid-level managers, don’t get the same attention as the one’s involving celebrities and CEOs. is not more training.

Inclusion, Intersectionality, and Allies: Three Pillars of Diversity

Everwise

On June 22nd, Everwise co-hosted a panel discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, along with Webb Investment Network. The conversation kicked off with a discussion on the current state of how companies think about diversity and inclusion.

Beyond Diversity: Creating an Inclusive Workplace

Everwise

The next generation of professionals working their way up the ranks are demanding more of employers when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Millennials are the most diverse generation in history : 59% identify as Caucasian, and 27% have immigrant backgrounds. million , which makes them the largest generation in the workforce, and within 10 years they will make up 75% of the active workforce. Diversity vs. Inclusion.