Gender & Cultural Diversity - How can you build an effective workforce?Posted in : HR Updates ROI on 25 June 2015
Do you know of a company which claims to be culturally diverse through hiring multiple nationalities? Have you come across an organisation that embraces gender equality by citing single Board representatives? Consider the companies you work with or know of – just for 5 minutes?
Many of these firms will have a token female on the board, or a number of supervisors and general workers who fulfil the diversity criteria. If you took a diagonal slice of the company there would be significantly limited distribution. I would suggest that many companies mean well yet operate at a level of “tokenism”. This is a complacency which can lead to non-engagement, needless misunderstandings
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