Josh Bersin called diversity and inclusion the top priority of 2016.
With Salesforce’s pledge to achieve workplace equality through its recent appointment of their first Chief Equality Officer and diversity initiatives at more than 75% of Fortune 1000 companies, his prediction is coming true.Companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers. – Josh Bersin
To help you achieve this competitive advantage, I’ve created this beginner’s guide for HR on definitions, best practices, and strategies for workplace diversity and inclusion.What is workplace diversity?
Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences between people including those:
of different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities, and sexual orientations
with differences in education, personalities, skill sets, experiences, and knowledge bases
Interestingly, research by Deloitte finds that diversity is perceived differently by generations. Continue reading