When diversity and cultural differences lead to misunderstandings or distrust, they are often viewed as challenges to manage within our work environments. However, they are better viewed as valuable assets to organizational health.
This workshop examines specific elements of diversity and culture as they relate to communicating, power differentials, and experiences of discrimination. Participants will learn strategies for working with differences and promoting inclusion in the workplace.
Some of the Topics Included
What is Meant by Diversity?
What is the Difference Between Equity and Equality?
Inclusion and Exclusion Dynamics
Language Considerations – How We Talk
Cultural Context Model
Culture Differences and Conflict
Communicating Across Difference
Culture and the Dynamics of Power
Discrimination and Rights
Organizational Strategies and Remedies
Facilitated by Shadell Permanand of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance.