Diversity & Inclusion
Workplace diversity includes work/life, but can offering employees flexibility and other benefits get you in trouble? Here are the pitfalls to avoid.
Diversity and inclusion will benefit from the latest Census Bureau report on the race/ethnicity of babies. What will the future workforce look like, and how can your company ensure an inclusive environment?
Diversity and inclusion cannot exclude anyone—especially LGBT people. Some prominent members of the Black church, led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, are pushing for equality, but others still don’t get it.
Diversity and inclusion can’t succeed in workplaces that allow bullying at any level. What can you do to prevent and stop bullying in your company and in schools, where it begins?
Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination? A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn?
What repercussions could your company face if your contributions don’t align with values related to diversity and inclusion?
A lawsuit claims that the reality show intentionally excluded Blacks from auditioning for the lead role. Could Lamar Hurd be the first Black “Bachelor”?
Some social-media users are buzzing that “The Hunger Games” has too many Black actors, and many of the comments are downright racist. Should consumer-facing companies, like producer Lions Gate, try to reflect the nation’s demographics?
Current events and research confirm the need for Women's History awareness and continued efforts for women's rights.
Rush Limbaugh learns the hard way after his “slut” comment that in today’s social-media world, negative reactions are swift.
Asian basketball star Jeremy Lin has become the subject of jokes and racist comments. What can you do to prevent stereotyping in your organization?
A new report examines the lack of racial diversity in senior management and the scarcity of Latinos throughout the Federal Reserve System.
Should workplace diversity include flexible work options? Diversity experts from Deloitte and Eli Lilly reveal in this web seminar how work/life programs can help your company build a more productive and loyal workforce.
For many, discovering Black history becomes a personal journey toward understanding one’s self and society—and this experience can occur in hundreds of museums across the nation.
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.
Former NBA star John Amaechi says the antidote to stereotypes and slurs rests in mindfully chosen words.
Why is the business case for diversity a reality and not just a theory? It is directly due to Dr. King and the civil-rights era, explains DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.
Did diversity and inclusion in a corporate culture cause a reaction to this chin-chucking incident? Read this case and more in our legal update.
Diversity and inclusion shaped this CEO’s worldview. Here’s how he turned action into innovation at Ameren.
Human-rights activist Raymond Brown learned about the need for humanity from Dr. King.
GLSEN’s Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard notes how Dr. King’s message that Black people would eventually reach the promised land is a reminder today that progress, no matter how slow, is crucial.
While Hurricane Irene hit during the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial dedication, R. Fenimore Fisher reflected on how Dr. King’s actions changed the law that changed society.
Blacks are less than 5 percent of new hires in CPA firms and even fewer current employees. How do accounting firms succeed at attracting more Blacks, helping them become CPAs and enabling them to become leaders?
Diversity and inclusion: Was an inclusive corporate culture threatened when a male coworker shouted this to a female financial adviser who had just resigned?