Re-evaluating long-standing beliefs, behaviors, and institutions, companies need to continue moving forward with attracting talent, developing their workforce, forming productive teams, maximizing innovation, and tackling internal and external challenges.
Key approaches in this endeavor include maximizing thoughtful awareness and deepening understanding of beliefs and tendencies that occur below the surface level of individual awareness. In other words, astute organizations realize that a holistic diversity and inclusion program must include information, explanations, and directions toward addressing unconscious biases and microaggressions.
Often, we don’t realize that implicit biases can sometimes result in microaggressions. In this course, we will demonstrate how subtle or unintentional comments and actions towards others can have a negative impact not just on individuals but on the overall culture of an organization, too.