Diversity and Inclusion: Cultural Awareness and Competency
Diversity and Inclusion: Cultural Awareness and Competency helps us understand the hidden biases that can keep us from achieving inclusivity and equity within our organizations.
What You’ll Learn
• Recognize conscious or unconscious (implicit) biases and implement ways to mitigate the negative effects they may have on others and the organizations and institutions they serve.
• Be more culturally aware and recognize and appreciate the nuances of culture and background in our organizations and personal life.
• Better accept negative feedback and improve performance after receiving it.
• Utilize skills to communicate with empathy, manage conflict effectively, prevent misunderstanding, build trust and psychological safety, and create stronger relationships.
Why You Want To Learn It
Diversity can only deliver on its full potential when it exists in a genuinely inclusive environment. An organizational culture that does not make talented, diverse employees feel valued and supported is certain to lose them, increasing the cost of turnover and lowering morale and productivity.
How It Will Help You
The benefits of diversity in the workplace include faster problem-solving, better decision-making, increased innovation, employee engagement, and better financial performance.
In addition to being the right thing to do, the tangible benefits of diversity in the workplace are now well-established. Yet diversity can only deliver on its full potential when it exists in a genuinely inclusive environment. Without it, organizations are certain to find retention of diverse talent challenging. Read More >