The Authority Series: Amri Johnson on Reconstructing Inclusion

Inclusion can be co created but it requires social capital.

Find out why social capital is so important for inclusion.

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

How systems thinking can be used to build inclusion.

Why trade-offs must be considered in inclusion work

Why counter-stereotyping helps mitigate biases

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

Social capital is under explored area of inclusion work

“People do it, because belonging is sexy. But.. I think social capital has a deeper impact.”

Organisational systems can be leveraged to co create inclusion

“I talked about is a systems thinking it’s also kind of systems doing “

Intellectual honesty allows us to keep our integrity on the path.

“ it’s actually creating the conditions for people to feel like they can be intellectually honest with you”

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Amri B Johnson Substack

Inclusion Wins

60 Second Book Review of Reconstructing Inclusion


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