Corporate Vision Issue 12 2018

CORPORATE VISION / Issue 12 2018 79 How Leaders Demonstrate their Support of Diversity and Inclusion to Accelerate Business Results arena. When leaders and other employees recognize that bias in the workplace occurs more often than not in an unconscious man- ner and without an intention of malice, it becomes easier to be willing to address areas of bias that might produce results op- posite than those intended. One of the best books on this topic as it relates to the work world is Everyday Bias, by Howard Ross. Develop a plan to try one or all seven of these suggestions and watch the positive reactions within yourself and your organization. Creating an inclusive environment that values diversity and engages employees is a journey. The more methods you employ to show your genuine interest and commitment the more likely you will accelerate your business results.