Leveraging Diversity & Inclusion for a Global Economy

Leveraging Diversity & Inclusion for a Global Economy

By: Marjorie Derven (author)Paperback

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Forward-thinking organisations are embracing diversity and inclusion (D&I), and using it as a competitive edge in a world marked by increasing globalisation and demographic shifts. For training and development professionals, understanding D&I and enhancing their expertise in the field demonstrates knowledge of changing business dynamics. This Infoline will: o increase awareness of diversity and inclusion o develop understanding of key demographic changes that affect the organisation you support o serve as a guide to incorporate and sustain D&I practices in your company o help employees realize their full potential and develop their skills o provide guidelines for integrating D&I into your curriculum design.

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Marjorie Derven is founder of HUDSON Research & Consulting (www.hudsonrc.com), providing research, training, and organization development strategies to maximize organizational performance, which increasingly involves virtual teams. She is also a senior fellow at The Conference Board, Human Capital Practice, and has written more than 20 articles on topics that include learning, diversity and inclusion (D&I), talent management, and organizational change. Marjorie served as chairperson of the T+D magazine Editorial Advisory Board and is a frequent speaker at global conferences. Visit her monthly ATD blog series on D&I issues at www.td.org/Communities-of-Practice/Human-Capital/Best-Practices-in-Diversity-and-Inclusion. Ernest Gundling, Ph.D., is president and co-founder of Aperian Global. He assists clients in developing strategic approaches to global leadership development, organizational change, and relationships with key business partners. He also coaches executives with global responsibilities and works with multicultural management teams to help them formulate business plans based on strong mutual understanding and a joint commitment to execution.Ernest is the author of numerous publications, including several books: The 3M Way to Innovation: Balancing People and Profits, Working GlobeSmart: 12 People Skills for Doing Business Across Borders, Global Diversity: Winning Customers and Engaging Employees within World Markets, and What's Different About Global Leadership? Ten Key Behaviors that Define Great Global Leaders. Pamela Leri is the Practice Group Leader of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Aperian Global. She develops strategic global approaches to collaboration, diversity and inclusion, and inclusive leadership with an emphasis on delivering these solutions for executives and teams working across multiple geographies.Prior to joining Aperian Global, Pamela was Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Manager of Organization Development, Diversity and Intercultural Strategy for Mellon Financial Corporation. Pamela originally joined Mellon as part of its acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness consulting practice. At PwC, she was Director of the Global Diversity and Inclusion practice and provided strategic diversity and globalization consulting, and organizational change and facilitation services for both internal PwC clients and external clients.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781562869533
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 16
  • ID: 9781562869533
  • weight: 159
  • ISBN10: 1562869531

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