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Equip Managers to Adopt Inclusive Leadership Behaviors

Prepare people managers with the tools to create an inclusive environment.

  • Although inclusion is key to effective leadership, managers are not always aware of what inclusive leadership behaviors look like.
  • Creating an inclusive team environment requires a willingness to continuously learn, time, intention, and focus.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • Managers play a critical role in the development of an inclusive culture. Take the time to prepare managers to learn and apply inclusive leadership behaviors

Impact and Result

  • Help managers understand the role that they play in creating an inclusive environment.
  • Take the time to reflect on our own biases and mental shortcuts to increase each manager’s awareness.
  • Equip managers with an understanding of key tactics to adopt inclusive leadership behaviors.

Equip Managers to Adopt Inclusive Leadership Behaviors Research & Tools

2. Launch LMS training

This interactive eLearning module helps managers build inclusive leadership skills. It is intended to interact seamlessly with your organization's existing learning management system.

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Get the help you need in this 2-phase advisory process. You'll receive 2 touchpoints with our researchers, all included in your membership.

Guided Implementation 1: Equip managers to adopt inclusive leadership behaviors
  • Call 1: Discuss the training material and how to customize it with organization-specific processes.

Guided Implementation 2: Equip managers to adopt inclusive leadership behaviors
  • Call 1: Give people managers the tools to create an inclusive environment.


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