Diversity goes beyond race and gender.
It also includes thinking, learning, and communication styles. More importantly, your managers are charged to create an organizational culture where differences are embraced, so that everyone can bring their best to their jobs and managers leverage all types to remain competitive in the global marketplace.
Consider the 4 diverse work styles described by Carson Tate. They ensure that you’ll have people focusing on both the big picture and the details, both ideas and execution, both purpose and profits.
The challenge we face in creating inclusion is not that these styles exist, rather that we be more accepting of styles that are different from our own. Rather than criticize a different viewpoint, managers must know how to gain valuable perspectives from the different styles.
Here are 4 ways to embrace differences:
Our Embracing Diversity Workshops help participants select from 13 Inclusive Commitments, and we show your leaders ways to track implementation of commitments to bring sustainable behavior change.
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