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The Phoenix Principles: Leveraging Inclusion to Transform Your Company
     

The Phoenix Principles: Leveraging Inclusion to Transform Your Company

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by Randolph V. Brown, Janet Butler Reid, V. Randolph Brown, Janet Butler Reid
 

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Competition is no longer limited by geography in today's increasingly global world. Institutions seeking today's multicultural pool of potential customers must first learn to unleash the often untapped competitive weapon within their arsenal diverse talent pool. The inclusive mindset and actions needed to leverage this business advantage to increase profits is

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Competition is no longer limited by geography in today's increasingly global world. Institutions seeking today's multicultural pool of potential customers must first learn to unleash the often untapped competitive weapon within their arsenal diverse talent pool. The inclusive mindset and actions needed to leverage this business advantage to increase profits is often mistakenly viewed as a project rather than a permanent cultural shift. The Phoenix Principles debunks this misconception by taking readers step-by-step through the transformation journey of a fictional company through the actions of one individual, whose name is Phoenix. Using five diversity principles, Phoenix guides a company through the process of inclusion creating a cohesive, team-oriented culture poised to connect with and capture the diverse markets that comprise today's global marketplace. The Phoenix Principles navigates the inherent challenges and ultimate rewards of undertaking a diversity/inclusion initiative and provides a framework for businesses to leverage the inevitable differences among individuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977176106
Publisher:
New Village Publishing LLC
Publication date:
01/15/2006
Edition description:
GLOBAL LEAD, INC.
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Randolph V. Brown has spent twenty-five years consulting for Fortune 500 clients on diversity and inclusion using teambuilding, leadership development, strategic planning, recruiting/retention, and affinity groups methods. He is an excellent motivational speaker and has authored or co-developed several workbooks and other educational materials, including Diversity Councils That Work workbook, Global Beads and We Connect inclusion simulations, and the AIRS online Reciprocal Value Mentoring experience. Mr. Brown remains an active part of many community and social service organizations. Janet B. Reid, Ph.D. Dr. Janet B. Reid has traveled the globe consulting for top corporations on diversity and inclusion, focusing on shaping corporate strategy and developing quantitative and qualitative measures of bottom line benefits. She is a former brand manager for Procter & Gamble and chemistry professor at Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. Dr. Reid earned her Ph.D. in Bio-Inorganic Chemistry from Howard University. She has served on the boards of several Cincinnati-based organizations including the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, and a major healthcare provider.

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The Phoenix Principles 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are a lot of books out there on diversity, but this one is different. It is about the art and the science of diversity and inclusion initiatives. Through the eyes of the main character you can experience the first-hand struggles and successes of how an inclusion leadership initiative is positioned, carried out, nurtured, and measured for success. The 5 Phoenix Principles are also very easy to remember and apply for any type of leadership transformation.