Develop an Inclusion Strategy to Leverage Diversity and Drive Innovation

An inclusive culture is the key to unlocking the benefits of diversity.

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Failure to implement a D&I strategy causes a non-inclusive organization culture, resulting in:

  • Less innovation
  • Lower profit margins
  • Increased turnover and disengagement

Implementing a D&I strategy results in:

  • Leveraging diversity to drive innovation
  • Increase in financial gains
  • Increase in retention and engagement

Module 1: Create a Vision Statement and Assess Current State

The Purpose

  • Create a vision for D&I for the organization.
  • Identify the focus areas for the organization and establish organizational goals based on these points.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Vision of the organization is defined and gap areas are detected
  • High-level goals are devised to help propel the D&I strategy into the organization

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Establish your D&I vision.
  • Clear D&I vision statement
1.2 Analyze the data gathered by conducting a gap analysis.
  • Documented areas of improvement
1.3 Establish your high-level goals using the outcome of your gap analysis and the Diversity and Inclusion Diagnostic.
  • High-level D&I goals identified

Module 2: Establish Action Steps for Creating an Inclusive Organization

The Purpose

  • Understand what items and criteria will shape a culture of inclusivity.
  • Create action items specific to the D&I strategy that will aid in implementation.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Interpret findings and design a plan with action items for implementing a D&I strategy

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Identify criteria for creating an inclusive environment.
  • Inclusivity criteria identified
2.2 Document action plan items and the next steps you will take to create an inclusive culture.
2.3 Determine and document specific action items you will implement in your D&I strategy.
2.4 Prioritize specific action items you will implement as part of your D&I strategy.
  • Detailed action items are defined

Module 3: Plan the D&I Strategy Implementation to Ensure Success

The Purpose

  • Recognize actions that will benefit managers in the implementation of D&I.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Smooth implementation
  • Greater adoption of D&I strategy into the organization

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Create a list of actions that managers can take to implement D&I.
  • Developed a plan to prepare managers for implementation of the inclusion strategy

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