In the workplace, being aware of diversity, inclusion, and belonging issues are crucial for creating a culture and workforce representative of the customers and communities a business serves. Critical outcomes of a comprehensive DEI program include:
Leadership plays a critical role in shaping an organization's culture. Effective leaders understand the importance of creating an environment that values diversity, inclusion, and belonging and take a proactive approach to model inclusive behaviors within the organization. Blanchard's DEI programs give leaders the ability to:
Leaders learn how to hold themselves accountable by examining and addressing their biases. They know how to be open to feedback and make changes when necessary.
Lead by example
Leaders' actions and behaviors create workplace norms that significantly impact the company's culture. Inclusive leaders create a culture that values diversity and inclusion by setting clear expectations and leading by example.
Inclusive leaders foster a sense of community, value individual differences, and intentionally create opportunities for employees to connect and collaborate.
Everyone deserves to work in an environment where they feel their unique experience, perspectives, and contributions are welcomed. Let us build a custom learning journey to help your leaders learn how to create an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued.