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Articles on Diversity and Inclusion
5 Quick Activities to Keep Your Team Energized and Connected During Covid-19
The end of 2020 has found us still coping with the challenges of Covid-19 and in most organizations, teams and work groups are operating virtually.
How to Maintain an Inclusive Mindset in a Time of Polarization
The past year has been a challenging one in many ways from the fears and restrictions of Covid-19 and the gut-wrenching instances of racial injustice to the brutal political campaign leading to the November elections.
Keeping the Ties That Bind
At the time I didn’t fully appreciate why standing with 20 people in a large open area was a special moment.
Building Inclusion without Polarization: Going from Either/Or to Both/And
All human beings alive in the summer of 2020 anywhere on this planet are dealing with some change and disruption from Covid-19.
How to Help Staff Talk About Race Inequities and Injustice
COVID-19 quarantine measures requiring much of the workforce to work remotely have prevented staff from having everyday, face-to-face interactions.
How to Keep Your Diversity Equity and Inclusion Process from Becoming a Casualty of COVID-19
The quarantine measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 are impacting organizations
Upgrade Your Emotional Intelligence
Experts offer suggestions that can help improve client interactions
How to Avoid Disappointment, Backlash and Diversity Fatigue
Almost every article we read these days regarding diversity and inclusion starts with the premise that the intent in most companies is very good but the results are not.
Integrating Diversity and Inclusion
Inclusive organizations are those where inclusion is the norm and where differences are leveraged for the benefit of all.
Letter to the Editor – Time Magazine: How Diversity Training Infuriates Men and Fails Women
The recent article, “How Diversity Training Infuriates Men and Fails Women,” promises more than it delivers.
How to Build Cohesive and Productive Teams in Polarized Climates
We have been working with teams to help them become more cohesive and productive for close to 40 years. In the last year or two, building collaborative and harmonious teams seems to have gotten much tougher in our polarized U.S. climate.
Short Videos for Diversity and Inclusion Training
We are asked from time to time about videos to use in D&I sessions to spark interest and engage participants.
How Do You Recruit For Diversity?
How do you recruit and hire for diversity, especially when you can’t disclose the race, ethnicity and gender of candidates?
The Impact of the Trump Campaign and Election
The election of President Donald J. Trump on November 8, 2016, has had a profound and dramatic impact on U.S. American society in terms of how we see ourselves, how others in the world see us, and in the very clear polarization that now exists in our society.
Different Doesn't Need To Be Divisive
Our race, ethnicity, and religion may differ, but we are all united by common values and goals.
Are Stereotypes and Prejudice Sabotaging Your Organization?
Unconscious negative assumptions about others that are brought to a work unit, can create divisiveness, conflict and obstacles to communication and cooperation.
Does Your Organization Welcome Diversity?
Productivity and competitive advantage are the rewards for businesses that actively include rather than exclude people of different backgrounds.
Experiential Activities for Diversity Training
Dealing with diversity is an 'inside job'.
Language: Intercultural Detonator
Survey results show language differences are the most inflammatory aspect of working in a multi-cultural office.
Showing Newcomers The Ropes
Working in multicultural workplaces, we are constantly faced with the need to help newcomers adapt.
When The Golden Rule Doesn’t Work
Sometimes “Do Unto Others” is not the best way to manage a multicultural staff.
So You Think You Need Diversity Training
Trends or fads aside, the truth is that with the enormous demographic changes afoot, diversity training is often a crucial need which competes for scarce organizational resources.
What Did You Say?
Communicating with those whose English is limited.
The ABC's Of Culture
A blueprint for cooperation in a diverse environment.
Team Building To Break Down Barriers
Effective team building happens by design.
What's Your Diversity Quotient?
Find out how adaptable you are to a pluralistic environment.
Make Meetings Work
A staff meeting held in a culturally diverse environment is NOT business as usual. In fact, meetings can be the arena where the difference in cultural programming show themselves most clearly...or confusingly, as the case may be.