The Fruits of Inclusion: A Smart Business Guide to Creating a Sustainable Diversity and Inclusion Program

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615154268
  • Publisher: Dr. Linda Burrs
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 5.41 (w) x 8.57 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     5
Preface     7
Introduction     9
Diversity and Inclusion - What's the Difference?     12
Why now?     13
Who should use this workbook?     13
How to use this guide     14
Preparing for Inclusion     17
Who should be involved in the development of the strategy?     23
The CEO and the Executive Team     24
Middle Managers     26
Employees     28
Suppliers/Vendors     30
Community Partners     30
What if you find your organization is not ready for inclusion?
How do you get ready?     32
Preparing for Inclusion Wrap-Up     33
Designing the Strategy     34
Vision, Mission and Values     35
Diversity and Inclusion Vision and Mission Statements     36
Creating a Diversity and Inclusion Vision Statement     36
Designing a Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement     38
Making Diversity and Inclusion Part of What the Organization Values     40
Designing a useable strategy     43
Advantages of diversity and inclusion     44
Disadvantages     46
Internal Factors     49
External Forces     51
Strategic Success     53
The Time Factor     55
Putting the Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Together     58
The Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Work Sheet     59
Designing the Strategy Wrap-up     64
Implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Program     65
Communicating the Message     68
In-House Trainers and Consultants     71
Some Obstacles to Effective Diversity and Inclusion Training     74
Diversity and Inclusion Training Programs Worksheet     77
Implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Program Wrap-up     78
Accountability, Evaluation, & Sustaining Results     80
Accountability     80
Report Card/Progress Report     81
Grading system     82
Measurements     83
Sustainability     85
Dealing with Change     90
Why I don't change     91
Now it is your turn: Why you are resistant to change     92
Accountability, Evaluation, and Sustaining Results Wrap-up     96
Conclusion     98
Sidebar The Concept of the Fruits of Inclusion     102
Personal Action Plan      105
References     106
Epilogue     107
About the Author     108
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