D&I could be a powerful alternative to Nationalism – if pitched effectively

It felt as if overnight many achievements of 20 years of D&I work were ruined when nationalistic and post-truth campaigns received support and were partially successful. A root cause analysis shows how badly managed globalisation and virtualisation led to fragile communities. D&I has the power to offer an alternative – but for that, it needs to be re-framed.

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Das bunte Bild des Diversity Management in Deutschland

Anlässlich der Diversity Konferenz des ‚Tagesspiegel‘ in Berlin stellten EY und die Charta der Vielfalt die Ergebnisse einer Unternehmensbefragung vor. Sie zeigt, dass das Thema Vielfalt in den Firmen angekommen ist und der Business Case grundsätzlich gesehen wird. Die Ergebnisse zeigen jedoch auch, dass meist keine strategische Positionierung von Diversity erfolgt und die Umsetzung operative Schwerpunkte, vor allem im Personalkontext, aufweist.

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If you think your Business Case for Diversity is robust, think again

The buzzwords that describe the Business Case for Diversity Management are quickly listed up: Creativity, employer brand, collaboration, market access. But is it enough to be convinced of some value-add that D&I offers? And what if your key stakeholders were convinced of different benefits? Alignment and rigour are needed in order to turn the business case into a driver for D&I.

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