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Transforming Awareness into Action: Ideas for Developing a Culture Which Values Diversity Diversity training often results in increased awareness for participants. They appreciate subtle differences they didn’t notice before. They recognize things they do and say which might create communication barriers. And they get frustrated because they’re not sure what they could be actively doing to support diversity initiatives in their organization.

Tracy’s Top Ten Tips for Organizations

  1. Establish an employee hotline for questions or complaints.
  2. Sponsor dialogue groups.
  3. Identify 1-3 distinct priorities.
  4. Recognize positive role-models.
  5. Link cultural competence with compensation.
  6. Make it fun.
  7. Include diversity in every meeting.
  8. Focus on finding successes rather than highlighting mistakes.
  9. Provide options for continued personal development.
  10. Identify and support internal champions.

Transforming your organization’s diversity awareness into diversity action is not hard to do. Start today!

Tracy Brown is the President of Person To Person Consulting. She works with organizations that want to use diversity as a strategic advantage and with people who want to be successful in multicultural settings.









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