As views on workplace culture and bias have evolved in recent years, many companies have made the mistake of pushing to improve diversity without stepping back to understand why their workforce was lacking diversity in the first place. The reality is that increasing diversity without ensuring that you have an inclusive environment can actually create additional problems. But addressing inclusion can often lead improved diversity organically.
That’s why it’s important to understand the difference between diversity and inclusion, how they affect each other, and why Inclusion is actually a more important factor in your organization’s overall performance.
In advance of our upcoming 2022 Inclusion Summit, we’re sharing a few of our most popular and informative articles on Inclusion, and why we should be paying more attention to this often hard-to-evaluate topic.
- What Separates Diversity, Inclusion and Equity?
- Diversity & Exclusion
- What Does Being a Black Man in the Workplace Feel Like?
- Why Inclusive Leadership Is More Important Than Ever