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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.
Your company’s success—and your position—depends on aligning values with actions. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how to do it right.
More than 30 states still allow employers to fire someone for being gay or transgender. Here’s how your company can combat LGBT discrimination.
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.
DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's response to a question about whether Kanye West was racist when he said former President George W. Bush "doesn't care about Black people" triggered some confused e-mails. Here, Visconti explains the difference between a racist and a bigot, and why Black people can't be racist toward white people.
The White Guy explains why Kanye West's statement "George Bush doesn't care about Black people" can't be racist. Read his explanation here.
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.
A DiversityInc reader asks the White Guy if NPR's former news analyst's remark about Muslims makes him a bigot or if he was just being honest. Read the White Guy's answer here.
A DiversityInc reader asks "what else" was going on in the life of a gay college student who committed suicide after his roommate secretly filmed and broadcast a video of him kissing another man. Read why the White Guy says this question is pointless and offensive.
The history of oppressing Black and LGBT service people has striking parallels. In the latest installment of Ask the White Guy, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why the president needs to sign an executive order to repeal "don't ask, don't tell" right now.
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that questions the effectiveness and sincerity of diversity work in corporate America.
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.
In response to a comment from a reader regarding diversity "propaganda," the White Guy drives home the point of the importance of diversity training and LGBT-friendly workplaces.
The White Guy tells how to create a truly inclusive company to attract an engaged, productive and innovative talent pool.
The White Guy responds to a reader's comment regarding the imminent repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" and what consequences could result when cultures conflict where our troops are stationed abroad.
In response to a recent Politico article, "Dems' Tough New Immigration Pitch," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how dangerous it is to pander to haters and how a market downturn spurs social change.
Is it all a bunch of nonsense? How work/life benefits grow the bottom line.
In response to our article "Arizona Gov. Signs Controversial Immigration Bill Into Law," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why the term "illegal immigrant" should offend any loyal American and how allowing law enforcement to stop Latinos to verify their immigration status is racial profiling.
In response to a comment on the article "Ask the White Guy: How Do We Recruit Latino College Grads?", DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti shows how sincere commitment to the Latino community and a genuine understanding of culture can lead to rewarding networking experiences and successful business relationships.
In this edition, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti responds to one reader's concerns about Latino employee recruitment. See how his reaction emphasizes the importance of analyzing the diversity values of colleges and universities.
In this edition of "Ask the White Guy," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti addresses a reader's inquiry about how to foster successful diversity management.
In this Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti responds to one reader's fundamentally religious criticism of the recent presidential appointment of Amanda Simpson, who is transgender. See how his reaction emphasizes diversity and values.
In this Ask the White Guy update, Luke Visconti responds to one reader's comment on Obama's recent appointment of an openly transgender political appointee. See why he says diversity training is a must for your business to succeed.
In a holiday edition of Ask the White Guy, DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti chastises a PR firm for pitching an insensitive survey that focuses on Blacks and Latinos shopping for fashion and music and cites their Internet usage without comparing it to that of white people.