Maximizing Inclusion While Minimizing Backlash

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Concurrent Session
Maximizing Inclusion While Minimizing Backlash
10/28/2019 03:15 PM - 04:15 PM |
Salon D (Third Floor)
Track: Virtual

1.00 SHRM PDCs
| Competencies: Business Acumen, Global & Cultural Effectiveness, Leadership & Navigation
| Intended Audience: Senior-Level (Elevating I&D)
Workplace Application:
Learn tactics to recognize, reduce and/or eliminate practices that tend to create backlash related to inclusion and diversity by using a strategic inclusion model. 

Resistance to I&D efforts can create barriers to organizational progress and success. Eric will highlight a strategic inclusion model that minimizes backlash from employees who may feel excluded by a focus on I&D. Successful implementation strategies will be shared that have accelerated program adoption in several Fortune 500 companies and other leading organizations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify I&D strategies and practices that can cause backlash from dominant and nondominant culture employees.
  • Use five core principles to increase I&D buy-in by employees and prevent backlash.
  • Describe the Inclusion Power 3 Model for mitigating backlash.
  • Apply the model to reduce the negativity of implicit bias and subjective judgment within the performance evaluation process.
  • Utilize practical tools and templates for application within your organization.
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Eric Ellis, President and CEO, Integrity Development Corporation