The Black Lives Matter protests and the #MeToo movement have shed light on the lack of racial and gender diversity in the workplace. The state of diversity in the newsroom is no exception.”
“Leaders must now mitigate and manage a broader set of risks while no longer being judged merely by their bottom-line performance or on the quality and price of their products. They must also meet a higher standard of conduct, in their environmental and social impact; their corporate governance; and in their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.”
The truth is that all organizational executives have a certain level of responsibility to assist DEI efforts.
While it is well-known that investment decisions rely heavily on management and financial success, how do companies effectively communicate the strength of their DEI programming as it relates to these areas?
When one starts to investigate the wide scope and highly complex nature of a DEI strategy or plan, project and change management become critical skillsets of the individual or team that owns it.
Higher education has long focused on diversity and inclusion and there are valuable lessons to be learned for the Corporate world.