Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a hot topic these days as people want to bring about social justice. But does the need for efficiency, effectiveness, relevance, and financial viability push DEI to the back burner? The Diversity Factor: Igniting Superior Organizational Performance says "No!"
The focus of this book is on igniting superior organizational performance through diversity, equity, and inclusion which creates a culture where everyone feels they belong and can perform at their best regardless of gender, race, age, ability, thinking style, or politics.
Whether you are a leader at any level in your organization or want to be one, following the guidance in this book will help your organization enjoy:
Ø Increased market share
Ø Increased innovation Ø Increased productivity
Ø Increased customer satisfaction
Ø Increased employee satisfaction
Combining real-world stories, advice from experts, and data you will explore whether diversity is a benefit or detriment for your organization; Key Definitions (e.g. diversity, race, gender, age, neurodiversity, Implicit Bias, white privilege/normativeness, equity, inclusion, belonging, culture - the race/ethnicity type); how DEI impacts the Organizational Performance System; and how to ignite superior performance by reaching the top levels of DEI maturity using a unique Discovering Performance Through Diversity Roadmap.
Each chapter includes summaries that encourage reflection and inspire action.