Diversity and Inclusion Matters: Tactics and Tools to Inspire Equity and Game-Changing Performance

  • 7h 31m 37s
  • Jason R. Thompson
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

In Diversity and Inclusion Matters: Tactics and Tools to Inspire Equity and Game-Changing Performance, award-winning diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) expert Jason R. Thompson delivers a practical and engaging handbook for implementing a DE&I program in your organization. The CAPE technique, developed by the author, gives you a clear blueprint and the tools you'll need to make your diversity program a success.

In this book, you'll learn how to achieve early and significant wins to create the necessary and long-term organizational change needed for successful DE&I programs. Find out what data you need to collect, how to analyze it, and choose the right goals for your organization. In addition, the CAPE technique will show your progress and ROI.

You will learn to manage and lead a diversity council and implement diversity initiatives in the correct order, get early buy-in and long-term commitment from a Chief Executive Officer by knowing what to ask for and when, and set appropriate and realistic expectations for a DE&I program with the executive leadership team. Perfect for diversity and inclusion professionals, human resources leaders, founders, business owners, and executives, Diversity and Inclusion Matters will also earn a place in the libraries of students of human resources, leadership, management, and finance.

About the Author

JASON R. THOMPSON is a successful and experienced diversity officer that has developed and led diversity programs in higher education, sports, healthcare, and tech. He has been quoted by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, USA Today, FOX News, and CNN.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - How to Become an Exceptional DE&I Organization
  • Chapter 2 - DE&I Fundamentals, CAPE, and Organizational Change
  • Chapter 3 - Data for DE&I
  • Chapter 4 - Collect the Data
  • Chapter 5 - Analyze the Data
  • Chapter 6 - Plan your Program
  • Chapter 7 - Execute on the Plan
  • Chapter 8 - DE&I Programs Should Look Like the Company
  • Chapter 9 - DE&I Challenges That No One Tells You
  • Chapter 10 - When to Get CEO Involvement
  • Chapter 11 - Employee Resource Groups
  • Chapter 12 - DE&I Committees
  • Chapter 13 - Using DE&I Training to Make Organizational Change
  • Chapter 14 - Inclusion Practices
  • Chapter 15 - Your Mental Health
  • Chapter 16 - Top Challenges for DE&I Professionals
  • Chapter 17 - Jason-isms