Refocusing the diversity movement.

A group of diversity professional recent debated the snail pace that diversity programs moves in creating changes in organizational culture. While a few applauded accomplishments made to date, a slight majority felt that the drive for inclusion was going too slow and focusing on the wrong things. This latter is precisely what I have been…

Thoughts on Mandatory Diversity Training

Mandatory diversity training is a good thing in my book. It increases awareness and knowledge of the human-cultural tapestry. However, I don’t support simply marching people through training sessions on topics that they already have in-depth experience and/or applying programs that speak only to the lowest common denominator. This gives diversity training the type of…