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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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.

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.

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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State of the Front-Line Manager

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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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Peformance Improvement

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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Custom E-learning: The Key to Address Diverse Training Needs

CommLab India

Find out how customized online courses can be used to meet the diverse training needs of companies. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

Diversity Awareness in the Workplace

GO1

Many organizations only go as far as to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity requirements, without providing specific diversity training. If you have a diverse team and provide no diversity training, […].

Diversity and Inclusion: A Partner for Learning

CLO Magazine

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

eLearningMind

Ah, mandatory diversity training. 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. . In today’s global marketplace, if you have to make learning about diversity mandatory, there’s most likely already something deeply wrong with your workplace culture. So what’s the big problem with 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. What did I learn during the last fortnight?

Videos to Improve the Effectiveness of Diversity Training

CommLab India

Is your organization embroiled in a lawsuit, despite rolling out diversity training? A Harvard study showed that diversity training has no positive effects on the average workforce, due to various reasons. Somewhere the effectiveness is being diluted.

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.

Why We Need To Expand The Definition of Workplace Diversity

eLearningMind

A 2014 study by SAP had some interesting findings about workplace diversity: When polled about the biggest concerns being faced by HR managers surrounding diversity at work, 60 percent cited employees’ lack of interest in assimilating workplace values, 50 percent were worried about conflicting generational values, and 47 percent said that they were concerned about the so-called “unrealistic expectations of millennial employees.”. New Diversity Inclusions.

4 Amazing Benefits of Using Videos in Diversity Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Diversity training helps create a proactive work environment by educating employees on how to respect and include people of diverse backgrounds. You can promote teamwork and prevent potential civil rights violations in your organization, with proper diversity training.

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.

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.

Data Science Education Lags Behind in Diversity

General Assembly

As gender and racial representation improve in other tech disciplines, the study of data science hasn’t caught up. In the past few years, much attention has been drawn to the dearth of women and people of color in tech-related fields. more than triple the average of 1.2%.

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.

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.

Apple Leads in Tech, But Microsoft Dominates in Diversity

eLearningMind

In fact, when you think about revolutionary companies, Google and Apple have become the gold standard, with Microsoft bringing up the rear with an old-school image and sometimes lackluster software offerings. But there is one area in which Microsoft has a surprising jump on the competition and a forward-thinking mission operative. With the tagline “Come as you are. Proactively Encouraging Diversity in Tech Outside the Office. Adopting Diversity.

On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative

Adobe Captivate

The post On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative appeared first on eLearning. Blog eLearning Scenario-based blog Instructional Design mooc narrative scenario-based [link].

Why Custom eLearning to Address Diverse Training Needs [Infographic]

CommLab India

Check the infographic to know why custom courses score over catalog courses. eLearning Design Custom eLearning

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Top 3 Courses for Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

GO1

We live in an increasingly diverse society, which is reflected in our work environment. So it’s important to promote a culture of equality, inclusiveness and diversity in the workplace. At work, all employees have the right to equal treatment and equal opportunity. And under employment laws, it’s illegal to discriminate against staff on the grounds […]. The post Top 3 Courses for Promoting Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on GO1 Learning.

Contextualization – The Key to Address Diverse Learning Needs

CommLab India

The blog explains what contextual learning is and how it helps meet the learning needs of diverse groups of learners. eLearning Design Corporate Training

Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s corporate office in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.

Demanding Diversity

CLO Magazine

Or maybe Thomas Friedman is right in saying the world is flat. I don’t know the answer, but I know that Generation Y feels a bond to globalization and diversity, has a belief that the world can be changed and wants to be part of that transformation. We have the talent and enthusiasm to reach out globally and we want an international perspective on everything you teach us. We’ve grown up absorbed in global news and value the importance of tolerance.

Training Will Not Eliminate Racist Behavior In Starbucks

The Peformance Improvement

I understand, putting all of their employees through training is good optics for the company and might provide some protection from lawsuits. But change in the culture requires so much more. The answer is “no”. However, training is not the answer.

Diversity can be a double-edged sword when businesses don’t have systems to harness it

GO1

There’s a lot of research into diversity and its impact on the workforce. The main message that’s currently broadcast is that diversity is a great thing and beneficial to business. I looked into both these aspects in my recent PhD into diversity in […].

Reprise: Training Will Not Eliminate Racist Behavior in Starbucks

The Peformance Improvement

In a letter that Howard Schultz, Executive Chairman of Starbucks , published in today's New York Times, he describes what his stores and offices will be doing this afternoon to address the problem of racial bias in the company: . This conversation will continue at our company and become part of how we train all of our partners. Again, I commend Starbucks for attacking the problem but I continue to have my doubts about the long term effects of their approach.

How Can You Use Microlearning in Diverse Functions of Your Organization

Gutenberg Technology

Microlearning is learning based on skills. They are short, bite-sized modules that concentrate only on a specific topic or learning objective. Since they are precise and to the point, the learners can digest it better. The shorter the module, the higher their attention span. These modules are online and can be accessed from anywhere, anytime. eLearning MOBILE LEARNING

Why Your Diversity Training Is Backfiring

Mindflash

Studies show that diverse teams are more creative teams. But the research is just as clear that having folks with very different backgrounds working together is also a source of conflict , and that teams need solid communication skills to reap the benefits of that diversity.