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Diversity in the Workplace: Eye-Opening Interviews to Jumpstart Conversations about Identity, Privilege, and Bias (Paperback)
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Contemporary and compassionate teachings for building true workplace diversity
In order to create an inclusive working environment, it is important for companies to understand the experiences that diverse employees face in the workplace. Diversity in the Workplace is a guided tour of what it means to be a minority in today's labor force.
Containing 25 real-life interviews, including stories of trailblazers fighting inequality, you'll be exposed to a slice of life you may not have been privy to. This book explores real world issues in a modern workday dynamic for members of marginalized communities and managers looking to equalize an imbalance.
Diversity in the Workplace includes:
- Exploring intersectionality—Learn about the diversity identities shaping disparity at work: Race, Gender, LGBTQ+, Age & Ability, and Religion & Culture.
- Key takeaways—Each section is followed by summaries that encourage reflection and action.
- Deep dive—Learn tips on how to have progressive conversations with colleagues, and build awareness with key terms such as "unconscious bias."
Move toward a more fair and bias-conscious future with Diversity in the Workplace.
About the Author
Bärí A. Williams is a legal and operations tech executive, startup advisor in the tech industry, and published author in major publications like the New York Times and Fortune. Bärí was most recently lead counsel at Facebook and successfully created Facebook’s Supplier Diversity Program, which launched in October 2016.
"This book is essential reading for every employer, manager and employee who wants to thrive in the 21st century workplace. The author brings us inside the experiences and worlds of diverse individuals and offers tools to promote understanding, awareness and inclusion." — N.
"This is a really well-written book. The care taken to simply describe complex issues and put things in understandable language is wonderful. So many books on diversity are dense and unapproachable... not this one." — Bergs