Diversity is a concept framed under a relational umbrella. Diversity refers to ‘differences’ in the structure or framework of your organization and team(s) collectively. In essence, it is about the differences between the individuals who make up your teams, ecosystem, and organization.
Equity is when an organization is people centered and has an increased awareness of individual needs. Organizations looking to be equitable have to first acknowledge that every person has different needs, different opportunities, and different lived experiences. Equity is a blueprint that assist organizations in identifying barriers and establishes a system intended to elevate people to ensure a level organizational playing field. Equity is the cornerstone for diversity and inclusion related deliverables.
Inclusion in the workplace is an important mechanism for establishing employee value. A key component of exercising this understanding within the organizational framework is creating policies, processes, and tangible spaces to show your organization really understands and values what your employees need.
Is your organization in need of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training? Have your teams struggled with understanding individuals from different backgrounds? This can sometimes cause a tense work environment and decrease productivity within the team dynamic. CLATAK Consulting can help, we offer:
What does Diversity, Equity and Inclusion mean for your organization? Do you have a structure and process in place to ensure you are addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace?