An organization can only sustain when the workforce is diverse and inclusive. Each individual has its own unique personality to make him different in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and national origin. Diversity is understanding one another without any discrimination. It means adopting and glorifying the rich dimensions of diversity within each individual.
Inclusion is the practice of embracing individuals and bringing them on the stage. These differences could be- national origin, age, religion/belief, gender, race and ethnicity, marital status, socioeconomic status, educational background, even personality, such as introverts and extroverts.
Benefits to Employees
They become happy
With a diverse workforce, everyone feels included, the employees are determined to perform their best in the organization. They are empowered to perform their best work and align themselves towards the goals of the company.
They tackle the situations differently
Diversity and inclusion infuse the workplaces with the diverse way of thinking. The culture doesn’t remain the same and the employees are proud to work for their company. This promotes growth in the organization and ensures a plethora of victories.
They become innovative
When you embrace a diverse and inclusive workplace, you open a door to innovative ideas. A wealth of knowledge is brought at the workplace and different perspectives will give a number of solutions to new challenges.
They become productive
With a diverse workforce, the employees become motivated to come together and perform their best with fresh ideas. They satisfaction make them work for the company with full dedication.
As shown in the infographic, diversity and inclusion make the organizations- exceed financial targets, yield high performance, become innovative and agile, and produce better business outcomes. Diversity and inclusion benefit both organizations and employees. It is the responsibility of the CHROs to ensure diversity and inclusion in organizations.
According to Deloitte, 78% of leaders believe diversity and inclusion are a competitive advantage.
Gear up to foster creativity and offer a range of viewpoints and ideas. Experience the power of diversity and inclusion to instill inclusion, respect, and appreciation in the workplace.
If you are inquisitive to know more, download E3- Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Whitepaper in order to develop a strong workforce. No inclusion means no opportunities for innovation. No innovation means no outcome. So get ready to be productivity by understanding all about this important subject in the whitepaper. Go ahead!