Why Diversity Training?
The demographics of today – and tomorrow – are proof positive that the world is changing. The workplace is changing, organizations are changing, customer/client needs are changing and in response, leadership must also change.
As the faces of society get increasingly more diverse, organizations are challenged to not only attract a more diverse workforce, but to create an environment where all members of the team can do their best work. Research indicates that employees perform at their best when they are valued, included, have the ability to grow and the potential to develop, and add value at all levels of the organization. When these opportunities are present, employee engagement increases. Employee engagement is essential in order for any organization to achieve their customer service, profitability and retention objectives. When employees are included and engaged, they perform better. When employees perform better, the organization performs better. Bottom line, Diversity and Inclusion are about good business.
Diversity training assists leaders with creating an environment where all employees are included in a manner that allows them to add value to the team, themselves, and the organizations.