Tag: Cultural Competence

Marriott CHRO David Rodriguez puts employee well-being first

Marriott International (No. 2 on The DiversityInc Top 50 list) Global Chief HR Officer David Rodriguez was named the Human Resource Executive HR Executive of the Year last week. Rodriguez joined Marriott in 1998 as a senior vice president for corporate human resources and has been in his current role…

National Hispanic Heritage Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 byrecognizing the history, culture and contributions of Latino Americans. HispanicHeritage Week was commemorated in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson andexpanded to a month in 1988. This isthe perfect time to increase your entire company’sawareness of the very…

5 Things Not to Say to Transgender People

The following article by Jean-Marie Navetta, the Director of Equality and Diversity Partnerships for PFLAG National, is an educational guide to improve transgender cultural competence in the workplace. Janet Mock 5 Things NOT to Say to Transgender People While research suggests that only two in ten people personally know someone…

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Black youth suffering from acute appendicitis who visit an emergency room in the U.S. will most likely remain in intense pain. According to the study “Racial Disparities in Pain Management of Children With Appendicitis in Emergency Departments,” published on Monday in the Journal of…

Cultural and Religious Consideration to Competent Healthcare

Brooks, Ashton The Joint Commission accredits and certifies health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint Commission requires culturally competent care as essential to the safest, highest quality, best-value health care. At Novant Health a Cultural and religious considerations: A guide to patient care and religious videos…

Boston Marathon Bombing: 3 More Charged in Attack

By Dara Sharif Tazhayakov, Kadyrbayev, Tsarnaev Three friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are under arrest and charged with trying to help him by throwing away potential evidence and lying to investigators. According to a federal complaint announced Wednesday, two of the threeDias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, 19-year-olds…

Racism & Bigotry: Will 'Wetback' Slur Derail GOP's Rebranding Efforts

Crushing defeats in last year’s election left Republicans aching to reposition their political platform, but continuing cultural-competency gaffesnamely, Alaska Congressman Don Young’s recent racial slursuggest that the GOP is far from improving its relevancy with an increasingly diverse American population. During a recent interview with KRBD radio, Young “accidentally” used…

White Men for Diversity: How PwC Spreads Diversity Messaging

How can your company get white men on board with diversity PwC found a solution to generate buy-in through a unique and innovative diversity initiative for white men. The program, aimed specifically at white men, focuses on listening and building understanding and cultural competence. “White men in the diversity and…

Interview With Bernard Tyson, Next CEO of Kaiser Permanente

Bernard J. Tyson will be the next Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente. The board of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan announced that Tyson will succeed George Halvorson, who is retiring next year. Tyson, the current President and Chief Operating Officer, was interviewed by DiversityInc CEO Luke…