July 10, 2020
5 Minute Read
- Diversity and inclusion are important elements of successful organizations’ workforce strategies. While diversity is about demographic representation, an inclusive culture ensures all individuals feel they belong, are valued, and are treated fairly—regardless of their backgrounds or needs.
- Organizations tend to focus more on diversity because it’s easier to measure. But inclusion should not be overlooked. An inclusive culture has positive impacts on employee engagement, retention, collaboration, and decision-making.
- To build an inclusive culture, promote inclusive leadership, provide staff with opportunities to share personal experiences, ensure equal access to professional growth opportunities, act on employee feedback, and measure progress over time.
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