Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lighthouses 2024 | World Economic Forum

Leadership & Culture

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remain a top priority for many organizations. However, translating this priority into quantifiable, scalable, and sustainable DEI practices remains a challenge for many. To aid organizations in navigating this journey and implementing impactful DEI practices, this comprehensive 38-page report offers valuable insights. One section starting on page 9 covers seven case studies featuring organizations …

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Building the Neurodiversity Talent Pipeline for the Future of Work | MIT Sloan Management Review

Talent Acquisition

This article addresses an under-discussed facet of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) — neurodiversity. Neurodivergent individuals, whose brain functions differ from the neurotypical, encompass conditions such as dyslexia, ADHD, dyscalculia, and autism spectrum disorders, to name a few. The article explores the intersection of the labor market shortage and the high unemployment rates among neurodivergent individuals—highlighting how …

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Disability as a Source of Competitive Advantage | Harvard Business Review

Talent Management

Last month, I shared an article by BCG titled “Your Workforce Includes People with Disabilities. Does Your People Strategy?” The article reveals that many organizations report a relatively low percentage of employees considered People with Disabilities (PwD), averaging only 4 to 7 percent. However, a BCG survey found that approximately 25 percent of workers reported having a …

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Opening Access to the Fast Track for Career Equity | MIT Sloan Management Review

Talent Development

This article discusses the importance of addressing situational factors, beyond bias and discrimination, that contribute to or hinder the career progression of women and people of color. The article analyzes multiple years of promotion, retention, performance, and pay data from 20 large and midsize companies, employing over 700,000 individuals. The findings reveal that four factors …

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Inclusive or Isolated? New DEI Considerations When Working from Anywhere | Deloitte Insights

Workforce Trends

Remote work and “work from anywhere” continue to be popular topics for many organizations. While this flexible arrangement offers many advantages for organizations and workers, it presents new challenges and considerations for leaders. This article shares research on the impact of remote work on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Specifically, the researchers analyzed the remote work experiences …

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Women at Work: A Global Outlook 2023 Report | Deloitte

Workforce Trends

This 39-page report presents findings from Deloitte’s third annual survey on women in the workplace. Based on feedback from ~5,000 women in 10 countries, the report highlights a few positive developments reported by many working women: reduced burnout rates, declining non-inclusive behaviors, and improved hybrid work experiences. However, these challenges persist for many, and some factors have worsened. Many …

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Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Playlist | Multiple Resources

Leadership & Culture

As many organizations continue to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, this one-page playlist includes five articles and resources to consider. The link in the first column will take you directly to the complete resource. The second column summarizes the article’s focus. For example, the Josh Bersin Company’s 52-page report analyzes over 80 DEI practices and how they …

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Your Workforce Includes People with Disabilities. Does Your People Strategy? | Boston Consulting Group

Leadership & Culture

As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continue to be a key focus area for many organizations. However, one study found that only 4 percent of organizations consider People with Disabilities (PwD) as part of their DEI initiatives. The UN Convention on Rights of Persons with …

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7 Metrics to Measure Your Organization’s DEI Progress | Harvard Business Review

Leadership & Culture

As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remains a top priority for many organizations. But to make meaningful progress in DEI, organizations must not only prioritize it but also implement impactful practices that enable DEI. This new article explores DEI progress through the …

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Do Jobseekers Value Diversity Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment and Human Capital Disclosures | Harvard Business School |

Talent Acquisition

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remain a top priority for many organizations. As pointed out in my one-page summary on 2023 talent priorities according to seven sources, several sources identified DEI as a priority. However, making meaningful progress in DEI requires organizations to not only prioritize it, but also to implement practices that have an impact. To help …

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