Inclusive Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Developing and Executing an Impactful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy: - Locally and Globally VitalSource eText : 9781292112756

Inclusive Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Developing and Executing an Impactful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy: - Locally and Globally VitalSource eText

 
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9781292112756
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25/11/2016
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About the book

Leaders have been grappling with the challenge of creating more diverse and inclusive companies for well over a decade. With the amount of senior leadership commitment, resource and passion put into this why hasn’t much changed?

This book, the first of its kind and written by two experts with over 30 years experience in the field, will explain why progress is slow in many companies and will demonstrate the roadmap to creating and delivering an effective strategy that helps to create a more inclusive workplace.

Table of contents
Acknowledgements

Foreword from Larry Hirst CBE

About the Authors



INTRODUCTION

What is Diversity and Inclusion?
Why is it important?
Who is the book for?
Why us?
Further thoughts
PART ONE: STARTING OUT



1. WHAT IS ‘STARTING OUT’?

Starting Out
Introducing the STAR framework
Getting to grips with D&I terminology
2. ASSESSING YOUR CURRENT POSITION

What information is available?
Cultural and community norms
Analysing your data
3. CREATING THE CASE FOR CHANGE

What has worked in the past within your organisation?
What’s more important – the moral, the legal or the business case?
Creating the Burning Platform
Do you know your SWOT from your PESTLE?
What’s In It For Me?
Use data that is most relevant for your organisation!
Challenging the Status Quo
4. BUILDING A STRATEGIC PLAN

Developing your vision
Creating your strategic delivery plan
Achieving short term wins
5. YOUR ROLE AS A CHANGE AGENT

What does an effective change agent look like?
The skills and competencies required
Building your skills
6. WHO IS THERE TO HELP? WORKING WITH EXTERNAL PROVIDERS

External Benchmarking
Charters and Kitemarks
Forums and external networks
Thought Leadership and Research


PART TWO: TAKING THE LEAP



7. BUILDING YOUR TEAM

Building a wider team
Where’s the programme office?
Winning supporters from the board to the shop floor
8. COMMUNICATING THE CHANGE

Creating your key messages
Creating and delivering your plan
Media channels
Adapting and embedding into everyday messages
9. BIAS AND UNCONSCIOUS BIAS TRAINING

The Impact of bias
What is Bias?
Bias and Unconsious Bias Training
10. TALENT MANAGEMENT – Recruitment to Career Development

Recruitment
Pre-hire and your organisations brand
Accessing the talent pool
Effective assessment of your talent pool
Performance management
Progression and Promotion
Training and Development
11. TALENT MANAGEMENT – Reward to Exit

Reward - pay and benefits
Leaving a company
Alumni networks
Pre-retirement programmes
Non-Exec Director positions
12.NETWORKS

What are networks and why build them?
Creating a network and getting it off the ground
Taking your local network regional and/or global
Challenges and obstacles
Measuring business impact and return on investment


PART THREE: ACHIEVING CHANGE



13. INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

What do we mean by inclusive leadership?
Minority specific leadership development programmes
Cross cultural working
Coaching, mentoring and sponsorship for specific communities
14. NEW WAYS OF WORKING

What is New Ways of Working
Why the Focus
What is Flexible Working
Workplace of the Future (WOFT)
Challenges and solutions
Tips to achieving your vision
15. REMOVING BARRIERS AND OBSTACLES

Why some D&I strategies fail
How to identify your barriers and obstacles
Overcoming barriers and obstacles and reducing their impact
16.THINKING GLOBAL, ACTING LOCAL

Glocal – think global, act local
Creating a global ethos
Translating a global aspiration to local delivery
Empowering local employees to deliver their plan


PART FOUR: REAPING THE REWARDS



17.MEASURING IMPACT AND REALISING BENEFITS

Creating the right, trackable measures
Individual measures
Targets verses Quotas
Converting impact measures to business benefits
18.EMBEDDING YOUR STRATEGY INTO THE CULTURE

Building on the change and continuously improving
Leveraging progress and successes across the organisation
Awards – gaining external recognition
Sponsorship – associating your brand with others
19.LEVERAGING D&I IN THE MARKET

Supplier Diversity
Marketing to a diverse consumer base
Creating products and services for a diverse consumer base
20.LOOKING FORWARD

Changing Demographics
The need to connect with your mid level managers
Small actions, Big impact
Engaging Men/Allies as Agents for Change
Multi generational working
Moving away from a focus on single strands to a more sophisticated approach
Building the pipeline
Increase Transparency
Heightened expectations from other stakeholders
Structuring the D&I function
21. CONCLUSION
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