Despite the strength of the business case, very few organizations can say they’re truly inclusive. It’s not that diversity, equity and inclusion is suffering from a lack of attention but it is suffering from a lack of results. Why?
The intent is there. Leaders are making pledges to do better at building more inclusive organizations. The challenge for many is knowing where to start and where to focus.
It’s not enough to just talk about change; we must act to change. We must build inclusive organizations by design, not default. Make decisions based on data and facts, not long-held bias. We need to hire and nurture inclusive leaders who can bring together diverse knowledge, perspectives, and experiences. To unite everyone behind one vision. Then support the right team mindset and behaviors with the right structure and processes to make change happen.
In Turning Talk into Action, a recent panel discussion moderated by Audra Bohannon, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, business leaders discussed how their organizations have been working towards DE&I practices
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