Diversity Councils and ERG’s Once the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) has established a Vision of Success (VOS), are aligned on corporate and Business Unit (BU) strategies, established effective measurement, and implemented the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) process for the ELT, It’s time to explore additional next steps. I have already explored Succession Planning and Mentor/Sponsor approaches […]
Do mentor programs really work? How do they differ from sponsor programs? And, how does an organization introduce these programs?
Succession Planning All organizations can benefit from a robust Succession Planning process. Larger organizations often use sophisticated software solutions to administer the process which are often way too much for smaller businesses. Think Sales Force, which I have found in several smaller organizations as their CRM and not used due to their complexity. Like CRM’s, there are […]
Measurement of business goals can be elusive. There are several measurement tools available, and my current favorite is an updated version of SMART, called FAST. FAST is much better suited to today’s Agile companies. But, this article is not meant to discuss the merits of either approach. When it comes to measurement of D & I goals […]
As mentioned in my first article, I am not against formal classroom training for Diversity and Inclusion (D & I). As the CEO, you need to construct a strong foundation within your Executive Leadership Team (ELT), first. My last article introduced the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), as the focus for ELT development. In my opinion, this assessment […]