Evidence-Based Management [Book Review]

I cover a lot of books on this show.

Find out about a book that captures a lot of the way I work with clients.

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

How this book influences my work with clients

The scientific approach that most Diversity experts don’t use

The nature of the evidence you need to nurture Inclusion

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

Evidence Based Management draws evidence from 4 key sources

Not everyone who talks about data and evidence wants to admit this to you.“

Evidence Based Management is about probabilities

“The authors say it’s about probability: “we can only deliver the best available evidence and calculate a probability”.”

My business, my podcast, my Book Club all draw on Evidence based practices

For years I’ve been applying these principles to Inclusion, even if I didn’t know I was doing it at the time.

Check out these resources

Evidence Based Management : 60 Second Book Review

Diversity Lies : Understanding the Gap Between Data, Evidence and the Truth

Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

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1.      Work with me 1:1

2.     Get Practical Book Insights

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