Who’s interested: Primary – DEI Team and HR, Secondary – Senior Leaders
– A diverse group of decision makers is about more than ideas – it’s also about better #riskmanagement
– “Logic alone will not galvanize…Emotions and stories are what prompt actions”
– Communicating effectively and gaining acknowledgment requires the “collective” to form a voice, remove confusion and add clarity, and set expectations for imperfection
ideascape view: Making change today forces many to think outside themselves and their immediate situation(s). Asking an employee to consider #inclusionanddiversity initiatives, when they’re focused on work and personal challenges, is a tall task and one that can trigger negative emotions and resistance. A simple first step, before launching new DEI programs, is for Leaders, HR and the Diversity team to use a #designthinking approach and structure interviews with different employee segments (25 – 30 in all). If you’d like more detail – send us a message.
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