Diversity management is essential to your company’s success. Whether you’re new to it or a seasoned professonal, understanding the current best practices and trends in diversity management is critical.
What Is Diversity Management?
Diversity management is the method of implementing diversity-and-inclusion strategies—also referred to as D&I strategies—to maximize benefits of corporate diversity in the workplace. Using best practices in recruitment and retention, resource groups and mentoring, diversity management enhances talent development and workforce diversity through utilization of diversity metrics and diversity benchmarking.
Your Diversity-Management Primer
DiversityInc is in the unique position of assessing diversity management because in 13 years of running The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, we have collected in-depth data on more than 500 companies. The articles below feature the best practices and strategies needed to get companies’ diversity-management departments up to speed. For in-depth information on diversity-management best practices, visit www.BestPractices.DiversityInc.com.
Ask the White Guy: Can Companies Survive Without a Concern for Diversity?
The White Guy says companies that don’t pay attention to diversity face a scary long-term future.
Diversity Management: The Four Stages of Diversity Management
We’ve studied the four stages of diversity management for more than a decade. What stage of managing diversity in the workplace is your company in?
What’s the Key to Diversity-Management Success?
What’s the one factor that determines whether your company’s diversity efforts will succeed or fail?
Ask the White Guy: Can a Diversity-Management Question Kill Your Career?
The White Guy responds to a reader’s inquiry by breaking down how data on retention rates can be analyzed, but he warns about discussing diversity topics in certain professional circles.
Diversity Management’s No. 1 Advantage: The CEO/Chief-Diversity-Officer Relationship
Diversity management at Sodexo centers on a special trust and open dialogue. What can you learn from this DiversityInc Top 50 company?
What Diversity-Management Metrics Are the Most Valuable?
From recruitment and promotions to engagement and retention, here are the best practices your company should use.
Diversity Management: What Diversity Questions Should Be on Employee Surveys?
Diversity-management questions on employee surveys are a key way to gain critical feedback. What questions deliver results?
Diversity Management: Which Diversity-Councils Model Is Best for Your Organization?
Two companies—one with a more traditionally structured council and one with a more integrated model—share their best practices and significant results.
Additional Diversity-Management Training
DiversityInc Training offers an online corporate university designed to provide basic diversity training to professionals whose work is aligned with diversity management.
Four DiversityInc Training courses—employee-resource groups, mentoring, diversity councils and generational communications—provide an in-depth overview of the topic, data-based trends for best practices on how to structure diversity initiatives/programs, key measures for success, and specific case studies from The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity.
For more best practices and case studies on resource groups, mentoring, diversity councils and generational communications, view our diversity web seminars.