- Diversity concerns
itself with differences
- Differences are
not better, nor worse; they're just different.
- Walk in another's
shoes to change perceptions.
- The point is fair
and equitable treatment for all employees.
- Get beyond idiosyncratic
behaviors and poor management and look at group level differences.
- Inequitable application
of policies, procedures and practices leads to disparate opportunities,
type casting and glass ceilings for certain employees.
- Exposing bias,
based on group level differences, that are reflected in polices, procedures
and/or practices that adversely affect employee productivity.
- Modifying dysfunctional
patterns to raise expectations of and opportunities and support for
- Attaining workforce
parity with the community.
- Eliciting greater
contributions from all employees.
- Broadening the
customer base for increased profit.
- Improving corporate
image and customer loyalty.
the work place for each and every employee and products for every consumer
group. No individual or group is sacrificed for the benefit of another.
Fair policies, procedures and practices, coupled with good management,
benefit each individual and the corporation as a whole. Focus on what
you want to create with diversity and inclusion. Ultimately, no one loses
and everyone gains.