Diversity and inclusion are top of mind today across the workplace, while racial equality and equity now lead board and C-level agendas. CEOs are pledging cultures of trust and transparency. And employees have high expectations for safe, fair workplaces, free of harassment and bias.
These are lofty goals, and while most companies have taken public stands and made commitments to change, what’s still missing are concrete action plans for leaders to diagnose bias and racism in their organizations. To make real progress, organizations need to assess their current state and then make some bold decisions.