10 Steps to Greater Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in MuseumsThis thought paper outlines ten pathways by which museums can move toward greater diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. These pathways are designed to help museums harness the benefits of an inclusive culture.
Four Intervention Strategies that Can Help Create More Consciously Inclusive OrganizationsThis paper lays out four intervention strategies that can help create more consciously inclusive organizations: Education, Priming, Structures & Systems, and Accountability.
Further Explorations into How the Unconscious Mind Shapes Our World at WorkThis paper lays out ten distinct ways unconscious bias manifests in the workplace, including a case study from a Cook Ross client, a leading global management consulting company that has leveraged unconscious bias awareness to increase the number of women in senior leadership positions. Additionally, the paper presents practical guidelines for reducing the influence of unconscious bias on decision-making in the talent management process.
There is a profound sense of “diversity fatigue” sweeping over the majority of society while new studies question the effectiveness of our diversity efforts. Do training programs work? Is the increasing diversity in communities leading to stronger or more fractured communities?
This white paper, Reinventing Diversity, provides a roadmap for companies looking to create a new set of distinctions through which we can view the challenge and the opportunity that diversity presents to us in the 21st century.
Creating an Inclusive Talent Pipeline by Understanding Our FiltersThis article explains the four domains of bias in performance management: rater bias, self-rater bias, structural bias, and calibration bias. By addressing and managing biases, organizations can provide equal growth opportunities for persons of all groups and ensure a robust team of employees necessary for success.
Strategies for Harnessing the Power of Female TalentIn today’s fiercely competitive environment, organizations cannot afford to underutilize nearly half of their workforce.
Women influence 83 percent of all dollars spent on consumer purchases. Both men and women agree that women have special insights into female consumers. Yet little progress is being made in the development, advancement and leveraging of female talent at many consumer products and retail companies.
As organizations look at their diversity efforts, it is important that they make sure these efforts are fully joined to their business objectives. Without this connection, the efforts expended on diversity will not succeed. In difficult times, it is de-emphasized and any gains previously achieved are lost.