We Approach Diversity the Wrong Way – HBR

Recommended read for everyone.   We all want to believe this is not the norm today but we delude ourselves in doing so …..  it is the norm, unfortunately.  Human resources management

Excerpt:  While I maintained a frozen smile and looked at her soberly, my brain was screaming, “Still? In 2012?”

Is dicing the workforce into pre-set categories going to encourage working together? If we go that route, we’ll have to expand our diversity conferences by several days as we add sessions that address the unique needs of gay Asian people, physically challenged African-American workers, and, lest anyone be forgotten, the grievously under-served gay boomer Pacific Islander demographic

Read full article via We Approach Diversity the Wrong Way – Liz Ryan – Harvard Business Review.

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