Upgrading Your Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Strategy

Feb 27, 2021 | General

The workplaces that are aggressively seeking to reinforce inclusion, equity, and race usually function from a common grasp of the endeavor’s significance. Promoting fairness. Implementing just and fair policies and accepting a wide range of approaches may cause real difficulties in workplaces with a wish to be more racially inclusive and equitable. If we do not actively pursue eradicating inequities of all types in the work environment, we shall be bombarded with more inequities involving race and health. The journey on how equity begins with genuinely accepting our work environment privilege and power and how we will unintentionally develop, perpetuate and fight inequities in the work environment when blended with implicit biases.

To achieve racial equity in the work environment, leaders should be transparent and clear about company progress and guidelines. They should elaborate on the potential worth that their initiatives may have on their staff, company, and community. Additionally, they should acknowledge the challenging journey ahead and the company’s transparency to feedback.
We should ensure to incorporate compassion in our normal and day-to-day conversations. Most people feel uneasy when discussing race in the work environment; they have been programmed not to dare mention someone else’s race. Although avoiding discussions about race may hinder individuals from growing into the best versions of themselves and efficiently responding to racism and injustice issues. Leaders must respond compassionately by creating and reinforcing effective, safe places where staff can interact in topics regarding these matters and their organization experiences.

Adopting bold and courageous techniques to combat injustice would be an efficient way to prevent racial inequities in the work environment. A diverse work environment has been underrated in some organizations, which has posed a challenge to handle diversity objectives.


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David R. Barnes Jr. M.Ed CPC
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Diversity Inclusion Equity Group

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