Inclusion Ex Machina: When Leadership Interventions Indicate a Lack of Inclusion

When a senior person intervenes in an issue related to inclusion, we think it shows how important diversity and inclusion are to the organisation.

Actually, it points towards a lack of inclusion

Get your pen and paper ready because I’m going to explain why senior leadership interventions indicate a lack of inclusion in organisations

In todays show we discuss several things including:

  • The Meaning Of Inclusion Ex Machina
  • The Endemic problem in an organisation near you
  • How privilege protects and punishes people

Here’s some of what I share in the show:

Inclusion Ex Machina is indicative of a culture that lacks Inclusion

“Think of it as a miracle solution to solve a tricky inclusion related situation

We might get a happy ending, but it’s just not believable in real life”

Privilege protects all of us in different ways at different times

“An inclusive organisation doesn’t need a miracle solution. Because the normal processes of the organisation would prevent issues like the one discussed. Twisted into this story is the fluid nature of privilege”

Organisations have predictable scripts about how they treat people

“This is where it gets interesting and for many of you listening, this is where it gets very predictable”


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