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?

Expert Guidance: Diversity & Inclusion in Training

InSync Training

Global organizations are the norm now. The boundaries constraining corporate success and competition no longer fall along state, national, or continental borders. Education serves as the true competitive differentiator. Can your learning function adapt to more diverse and international workforces faster than the competition? For this reason, Diversity & Inclusion, also known as D&I, has quickly become a priority for just about every organization.

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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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State of the Front-Line Manager

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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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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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Creating Diversity in the Workplace

Edmego Learning

With the world’s mobility and diversity increasing near-exponentially, it is vital for your company to understand how change can potentially serve your company’s interests. Workshop Objectives: Explain the definition, terms and history of diversity.

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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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Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. This focus treated the symptoms rather than the illness, she said.

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.

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.

Diversity and the Digital Skills Deficiency

Training Industry

The post Diversity and the Digital Skills Deficiency appeared first on Training Industry. Uncategorized digital skills diversity gender skills gap technology women

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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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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Mind the Gap: The Importance of Diverse Sales Training

Speaker: Cynthia Barnes, Founder and CEO, NAWSP

The world of sales is evolving. In the rise of the modern era, the industry has seen huge leaps in efficiency, creativity, and talent. Those leaps hit a stumbling block, however, when it comes to diversity. So what does this gap have to do with training?

Diverse Workforce – How to Meet Learning Needs?

Origin Learning

How does an organization meet the learning needs of a diverse work base? What are the learning strategies it adopts to make its workforce stay focused and engaged? After all, business takes its cues from the world economy, and talent development follows suit.

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.

How to keep a diverse workforce engaged?

Origin Learning

Learning needs, pace, moods…. The command and control economy era is over. Clearly, learning too is undergoing fundamental shifts – a metamorphosis of sorts. Traditional learning methods have either gotten a makeover or have become obsolete. Learning is a liberated.

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3 Issues with Diversity Training (and How to Address Each)

Coreaxis

Starbucks recently closed over 8,000 of its American stores to hold a four-hour training session on unconscious biases. The goal was noble, but the efficacy of this exercise remains to be seen. Specifically, they wondered if diversity training worked at all.

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LMS, LRS, LXP, and More: Exploring the Learning Platforms Landscape

Speaker: David Kelly, Executive VP, The eLearning Guild

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.

Increasing Diversity with Equitable Training

dVinci Interactive

Research shows that training investments are much greater at the executive levels of an organization. According to Melissa Walker’s research, this imbalanced distribution of training resources can perpetuate a lack of diversity at higher levels of the organization.

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Engage & Retain the Retail Workforce: Using G-Cube LMS for Diverse Audiences – Infographic

G-Cube

G-Cube excels in catering to the diverse needs of the globally spread retail workforce with its proprietary Learning Management System.

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Game-based Learning is the Popular Buzzword for Diverse Industries – Part 4

G-Cube

On the whole, game-based learning will remain the popular buzzword in the future also, with an increased level of collaboration, fun and excitement in the modern workplace environment. Gamification Game-based learning

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.

MOOCs: Forging Diversity and Innovation

ID Reflections

The world of education, workplace learning, talent development – in short anyone and everyone connected with learning in some way – are talking, debating, evaluating, exploring, and generally trying to wrap their brains around this phenomenon called MOOCs.

Inclusive Delivery: Ensure Your Blended Learning Strategy Meets Diverse Demands

InSync Training

What do you know about the changing demographics of the United States? Pew Research Center found that, “Americans are more racially and ethnically diverse than in the past, and the U.S. is projected to be even more diverse in the coming decades.” With the U.S. becoming more diverse, and with this shift in the population demographic, comes the need to diversify learning solutions.

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. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

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.

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? Learn How to Humanize the Employee Experience.

Diversity or conformity?

Learning with e's

''You can have it in any colour you like, so long as it''s black'' - Henry Ford on the Model T Ford Motorcar. His batch processed, large scale industrial model rationalised resources, maximised the labour of his work force and minimised errors and guesswork. We live in a diverse world.

Diversity and Inclusion: A Partner for Learning

CLO Magazine

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Equality and Diversity in the Public Sector - fair's fair

Engage in Learning – for Business Minds

By law, all UK public bodies such as Councils or NHS Trusts - must comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). unconscious bias award winning training solutions award winning elearning equality and diversity training upskilling at work

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How to Support Diverse Learners in Global Classrooms

InSync Training

A Modern Learning on the Air Interview with Beth Yoder and Peter Byebierggaard. Bersin research confirmed what many of us already know: global teams define the modern workforce. Our organizations include diverse teams, connected by innovative technologies. Organizationally learning functions now work in a new standard: multicultural classrooms. Learners bring unique and varied viewpoints to our training events.

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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.