Offering real-life accounts that illustrate common workplace occurrences around inclusivity and answers to questions like How do I identify and handle diversity landmines at work? and What can I do when I ve made a mistake? this handbook breaks down ways that organizations (and all people) can improve their cultural awareness and become more equitable in their work and personal relationships.
We know that diverse teams are stronger, smarter, and more profitable, and many companies are attempting to hire more diverse teams, but most struggle to create a real culture of inclusivity in which people from all backgrounds feel comfortable. As clinical psychologists, as well as individuals with marginalized identities, Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker and Dr. Lauren Wadsworth show the emotional and physical impact of marginalization and how that leads to a decrease in employee engagement and, often, increased job turnover.
Did That Just Happen?! will be invaluable for employees who come from underrepresented communities and identities (identities discussed include race, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, and gender expression). But the book is essential for leaders of companies, supervisors, HR departments, and for anyone who wants to understand and support diversity/equity/inclusion practices. The book will also make readers feel more confident in their navigating of friendships/interactions with people who hold different identities.
- Verlag: Beacon Press / Penguin Random House US
- Seitenzahl: 224
- Erscheinungstermin: 15. Juni 2021
- Abmessung: 218mm x 137mm x 23mm
- Gewicht: 400g
- ISBN-13: 9780807035887
- ISBN-10: 0807035882
- Artikelnr.: 60408715
Inclusive Teams Are Better Teams
What s in a Name?
Pioneerism : The Good, the Bad, and the Painful
This Work Is Not Linear
Moving Through the Freeze
When You ve Messed Up
Leading by Empowering Listening
Staying Safe: Swimming in the School
Responding to Identity-Related Aggressions (IRAs)
Build the Horse Before Presenting the Cart
Anti-Racism in the Workplace
Follow the Data to the Future
Glossary and a Few Tips to Go
Excels in providing constructive, tactical ways of creating workplace cultures that are more inclusive.
It s happening. Increasingly, employees, business leaders, and managers want to bring their whole self to work, and more organizations are starting the tough conversations necessary to give everyone the opportunity for success. But it takes know-how to forge a smart path forward, and there are consequences for getting this wrong. Did That Just Happen?! is the step-by-step guide for leaders committed to getting diversity and inclusion right.
Deb Elam, CEO, DEI thought leader, and former president and chief DEI officer, GE Foundation
Successful leaders understand that culture really is everything. On winning teams, nobody stands on the sidelines; every team member is valued, empowered, and contributes toward shared goals. But you don t leave this to chance. Did That Just Happen?! is a game plan for leaders looking to create a culture built for the long term and built for success.
Mike Krzyzewski, head basketball coach, Duke University
Finally! In this era of corporate pledges of commitment to diversity, a detailed and accessible blueprint for establishing and sustaining diversity in the workplace. The authors use case studies to demonstrate how and why organizations even with the best intentions so often miss their diversity goals. This is imperative reading for all workplace personnel irrespective of position, executives and staff alike.
Harry Edwards, PhD, professor emeritus of sociology, University of California, Berkeley
The term diversity has become the it word. Unfortunately, it s kind of like the word spirituality. Many love to profess, but fewer are willing to commit to a sincere practice. Did That Just Happen?! helps us move beyond lip service with the practical skills and insights to foster cultures of inclusive excellence. So, if you re ready to move your business, faith community, or school beyond milquetoast homogeneity and mediocre productivity, buy this book!
Dr. Jonathan Lee Walton, dean of the School of Divinity and Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University
An essential road map for moving from diversity as a hollow corporate initiative to building vital, resilient organizations that are inclusive at their core. Filled with real-world anecdotes that resonate and with skills and practices that leaders can deploy immediately.
Rich Paret, entrepreneur and tech executive, former senior engineering director, Google, and VP of engineering, Twitter