Here’s Why Staff Networks Have Such Incredible Power for Diversity & Inclusion [Interview with Cherron Inko Tariah MBE]

Cherron Inko Tariah MBE is the author of The Incredible Power of Staff Networks and the creator of the National Day of Staff Networks.

In this rare interview she shares her considerable experience with us.


Here’s some key messages from this episode:

– The Staff Network vs. Employee Resource Group conversation

– The biggest frustration that employee resource groups experience in their organisations

– How Cherron has used academic research to promote staff networks

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode:

Succession Planning & “Founder Syndrome”

“Don’t become a glory seeker, don’t become afflicted with “founder syndrome”

Employee Resource Groups must move beyond Diversity & Inclusion

“Stop keeping yourself penned in the D&I space”

Events should be focused on Outcomes not Outputs

“A lot of networks have “eventitus”

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Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE LinkedIn

The Incredible Power of Staff Networks book

Employee Resource Groups Academic Literature Review 

National Day for Staff Networks

The Power of Staff Networks website 

Power of Staff Networks Twitter 

Power of Staff Networks Facebook

Power of Staff Networks Instagram

Power of Staff Networks Youtube

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Are Employee Resource Groups Passé? Here’s An Answer To Why They Matter For Diversity & Inclusion

The Reality of How Employee Resource Groups Can Create An Inclusive Culture


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