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?

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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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.

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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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. Drive Innovation with Formal Mentoring Programs.

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.

Retail Management Certificate Program – E-learning Courses

Swift eLearning Services

Retail industry is one of the hottest growing careers globally, and the fastest growing in India. A leading international retail training organization of the Australian Retail College (ARC) is committed to developing industry–ready staff for retail frontline jobs and delivering talent development programs within retail corporates globally.

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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State of the Front-Line Manager

State of the. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized. They form the base of your. the capabilities they desire. say they don’t enjoy the role. the end in mind.

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 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.

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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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

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

5 Reasons to Start a Veteran Mentoring Program in Your Workplace

Chronus 

In the increasingly competitive job market today, companies are looking for qualified, talented applicants, and they’ll need to provide the right career development programs and opportunities to keep them. Mentoring Promotes Inclusivity in the Workplace.

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.

Training A Diverse Group Of Employees Through eLearning

eLearning Industry

The versatility of eLearning makes it appealing to a wide learner profile. A well-designed eLearning program can technically fulfill all the different learning needs of your employees. Learn about the various elements that can be incorporated to achieve this. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why is ADA Training Critical to Your Business?

KnowledgeCity

According to the U.S. Consequently, ADA training isn’t just about staying compliant. Reading through the actual ADA law passed in 1990 is an exercise in patience. Consequently, it’s hard to process the day-to-day benefits. ADA Training Basics.

Organizing Effective E-Learning Programs for Improved Airline Operations & Customer Services

G-Cube

With digitization, the aviation industry is leading at the forefronts in transforming their training landscape. A gradual shift from a conventional classroom-based training to online learning helps to boost overall quality and efficiency of airline services.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. With that in mind, here are three things you need to remember when it comes to Title IX compliance training.

Infographic: The Top 5 Workplace Mentoring Program Types

Chronus 

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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?

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.

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%.

Supercharge Your Employee Training Program with Bite Sized Learning

Hurix Digital

In the constantly evolving digital landscape, companies need to adapt their learning and training strategies in tune with the current realities with newer models like bite sized learning. And also, with the evolving learning habits of the end learners.

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.

Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training

CLO Magazine

When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.

5 Examples On How To Convert Induction And Onboarding Program To Blended Or Fully Online Training

Adobe Captivate

Effective Induction and Onboarding are crucial for both, employees and the business. In this article, I highlight the challenges of ILT delivery and pick 5 examples that demonstrate the impact of blended/fully online Induction and Onboarding programs.