Tag: Jim Norman

'You Must Have Voted for Obama': 5 Things NEVER to Say to Blacks

Jim Norman, Adriene Bruce, Michelle Lee “You’re so articulate,” “You must have voted for Obama” and “I love your name, it’s so ethnic” top the list of blatantly obvious things you shouldn’t say to Blacks. But it’s not always about what you shouldsay as much as how and when you…

What Makes Kraft's Talent Development So Successful

How can you ensure that your talent-development programs are providing employees the proper leadership skills needed to build a pipeline of diverse talent Hint: Look at your budget, says Kraft Foods‘ Vice President of Diversity Jim Norman. By prioritizing the allocation of resources, diversity leaders can better align diversity-management initiativessuch…

How ERGs Increase Engagement

How do you make your employee-resource groups effective across all cultural groups and issues More than 150 chief diversity officers and senior executives from more than 75 companies attended our November 2010 event in Washington, D.C., discussing this and other questions on diversity management. Thoughtful and focused discussions facilitated by…