Post Tagged with: "cultural competence"


5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

Here are some words to avoid and some ways to support and be inclusive of transgender colleagues in the workplace.

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

A new study shows huge differences in how people are treated.

Mae Brooks, Dr. Deborah Ashton

Cultural and Religious Consideration to Competent Healthcare

At Novant Health, a guide and videos were developed to assist professionals in providing quality healthcare that is sensitive to each patient’s values.

Boston Marathon Bombing: 3 More Charged in Attack

Boston Marathon Bombing: 3 More Charged in Attack

As two more international students are arrested, use caution to avoid stereotyping.

Racism & Bigotry: Will ‘Wetback’ Slur Derail GOP’s Rebranding Efforts?

Yet another insensitive Republican gaffe makes headlines. Can the GOP get its act together in time for the next election cycle?

white, white men, PwC, messaging, diversity

White Men for Diversity: How PwC Spreads Diversity Messaging

Get white men on board for diversity management with PwC's unique and innovative diversity initiative. The firm's diversity leader shares his methodology for this successful program.

Daniel Ayala, Wells Fargo: Diversity & Global Cultural Competence

Wells Fargo: Cultural Competence Builds Global Remittance Business

How has cultural competence enabled Wells Fargo to help customers succeed financially? The company's Head of Global Remittance Services explains their business advantage.

Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente

Interview With Bernard Tyson, Next CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Cultural competence in healthcare and diversity in succession planning are critical to the future of Kaiser Permanente, the next CEO, Bernard J. Tyson, told DiversityInc the day he was named to the position.

Diversity-Management Case Studies Reveal Why Companies Rise & Fall in the DiversityInc Top 50

Diversity-Management Case Studies Reveal Why Companies Rise & Fall in the DiversityInc Top 50

Diversity-management case studies show what succeeds and what fails in four companies in two industries: consumer-packaged goods and financial services.

What’s the Biggest Global Diversity Challenge? Female Talent Development

Maximize female talent development in every country with these best practices from seven global companies, including Sodexo, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble.

How a Global Giant Builds Employee Cultural Competence

A cultural disconnect with Brazilian colleagues showed this leader how diversity affects business potential.

Claude Steele

‘Blacks Should Not Be Satisfied With Food Stamps’: The Danger of Stereotypes

Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum are the latest politicians to perpetuate negative stereotypes about Blacks. Dr. Claude Steele, educator and expert on stereotypes, gives advice on the dangers of these kinds of misstatements, their impact on the workplace and how to handle them.

What Did the Navajo Nation Teach Wells Fargo About Cultural Competence?

Cultural competence is about more than embracing differences. Jon Campbell, executive vice president for Wells Fargo Bank’s social-responsibility group, discovers that genuine curiosity, mentoring and respect also play a vital role.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Are Whites Afraid to Communicate With Blacks at Work?

Question: I've joined a new company in May 2006. All of my coworkers are white. I find it very difficult to build a working relationships with them. I often wonder is it my race (black). Do you think whites feel afraid to communicate with blacks on a professional level?