In today’s world, culture is much more than ethnicity and gender. It is all the ways we are similar and different. As the dramatic shift to a highly diverse workplace continues, organizations know they must help employees understand, accept, and capitalize on differences as well as similarities. They know the cultural backgrounds and experiences of diverse teams and clients can enrich the organization, making it more innovative and competitive, yet the institution’s ability to manage these organizational changes can strengthen or impede results.
Enhancing your inclusion management practices enables you to make systems changes that help attract and retain the best talent. This highly interactive, non-judgmental and fun session provides an opportunity for participants to discover how and why unconscious bias impacts talent management and other business decisions; and then how to minimize its effects in order to increase positive bottom-line results.
As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:
• Improve their awareness of the impact of their micro-behaviors on others
• Understand the neuroscience of bias and decision making
• Limit the influence of bias on their talent decisions
• Explore the Four Cornerstones of Cultural Competence that accelerate organizational results