Post Tagged with: "diversity management"


James Surowiecki

Diversity Management Exposes Employees’ Hidden Intelligence

Diversity management includes diversity in thought. But how can leaders tap into what’s inside employees’ heads to derive better innovation?

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Did Komen’s Lack of Board Diversity Cause Its Crisis?

The nonprofit organization’s board of directors is mostly Texan, homogeneous and wealthy. Here’s how the lack of diversity fueled its misstep over funding to Planned Parenthood.

LukeViscontiDiversityIncCEO

Yeah, But Is Your Heart in Your Diversity Work?

In a follow-up to my column “Can a White Man Speak With Authority on Diversity?”, a reader asks a critical question.

johnveihmeyerKPMG

KPMG’s CEO Reveals How to Be a Strong Diversity Leader

KPMG CEO and Chairman John Veihmeyer asserts that his strict commitment and daily, personal communication with mid-level managers is the best way to generate buy-in.

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Diversity Management: The Chief Diversity Officer’s No. 1 Advantage

Diversity management at Sodexo centers on a special trust and open dialogue. What can you learn from this DiversityInc Top 50 company?

Why Multiculturalism Fails and What It Means to Corporate America

Do people have a right to their own values when working for a company—or immigrating to a country?

Observations on the End of DADT

The latest civil-rights victory—the end of DADT—and the impact of loyal, trustworthy leadership.

What’s the Key to Success in Diversity Management?

What's the one factor that determines whether your company's diversity efforts will succeed or fail?

The Danger of the Walmart Class-Action Decision

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's column on the Walmart decision.

Ask the White Guy: Decision Making, Clarity of Values & What to Do When It Goes Horribly Wrong

Are you violating your values? If you are, you can't hide from the repercussions.

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Ask the White Guy: Can a White Man Speak With Authority on Diversity?

Are white men irrelevant to diversity? Here's my response.

The Four Stages of Diversity Management

Diversity management has four stages. What stage of managing diversity in the workplace is your company in?

By What Measurement Can We Abolish the Diversity Department?

The White Guy explains that corporations will always need diversity departments. Why? To continually encourage innovation and growth.

ATWG: Why Do Diversity-Management Departments Need Budget?

Diversity management is about democratizing the mentoring, cultivation, talent development and support that were once exclusively received by white, heterosexual, Christian men with no ADA-defined disabilities. If you're not clear why diversity departments need a budget, here's a brief primer on exactly what the best diversity departments do.

How to Get Budget for Your Diversity Department

Best Practices to Get Budget for Your Diversity Departments

Your company’s success—and your position—depends on aligning values with actions. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how to do it right.

Ask the White Guy on Racism, Bigotry & White Privilege

The White Guy says that while some white people dislike the concept of white privilege, it is possible to use white privilege to open doors for others for the greater good.

Readers Respond: Is Juan Williams a Bigot?

DiversityInc readers responded to a controversial topic: Juan Williams was fired from his job as an NPR news analyst after he made a remark about Muslims. Is he a bigot or was he just being honest? The White Guy responded, and these comments poured in.

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.

Challenges in Diversity Management: How Do Stereotypes Affect Us?

Acclaimed social psychologist Claude Steele shares insightful research on stereotypes in his latest book, "WHISTLING VIVALDI: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us."

Ask the White Guy: Diversity Is Not in Your DNA

In this edition of "Ask the White Guy," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti addresses a reader's inquiry about how to foster successful diversity management.

Can Companies Survive Without a Concern for Diversity?

Although we may be in the worst economy since the Great Depression, companies that foster diversity are still doing well. The White Guy says companies that don't pay attention to diversity face a scary long-term future.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Asking the White Guys: Don’t Try This at Home

A DiversityInc reader asks advice about his plan to hold a diversity summit that includes a panel called "Ask the White Guys." Don't do it, advises the White Guy; you may end up doing more harm than good.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Work for Companies That Get It

Is it better to accept a job with a company that has a record as a diversity leader or be a pioneer at a company that hasn't embraced the business benefits of diversity? The White Guy gives you his informed opinion.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

The WSJ Gets It Wrong: White Men Don’t Legitimize Diversity

The Wall Street Journal wrote that "having a white male in charge of diversity efforts lends legitimacy to the effort and brings other white males on board." One reader asks the White Guy if he agrees. Read his answer here.