The Authority Series: Maria Morukian on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

Research says that DEI training is ineffective

Here I’m speaking with an author who provides practical tips to make it effective

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

– How to create opportunities for storytelling

– How to focus on both process and outcomes as lifelong learners

– The value in building a set of core competencies for DEI professionals.

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

3 levels of sharing you need to know

“ I talk about Surface stories, Snorkel stories and Scuba stories”

2 pulse questions to ask members of your team

“by asking very specific, open ended questions, what is one thing that leadership can do, or one thing that you would like to see that you think would make the most significant difference in the next six months”

Why Trainers are so well placed for Inclusion

I realised training and talent development professionals have access to everyone across the organisation in some way”

Check out these resources

60 Second Book Review : Diversity, Equity & Inclusion For Trainers

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion For Trainers

Element of Inclusion Youtube Channel

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Leaders must collaborate innovatively to leverage cultural expertise and drive business performance.

  • Why inclusive outcomes are driven by innovation
  • How developing a business case for diversity and inclusion specific to your organisation is a competitive advantage
  • Why novelty is at the heart of your inclusion journey

The Elements of Inclusion #3

Leaders must establish systems to ensure that everyone shares the same advantages and benefits. These processes will create incentives for inclusive behaviours.

  • How to augment your team with the tools and insights they need to prevent structural disadvantage
  • Why reinforcing generative norms ensures everyone belongs in the organisation
  • How inclusive representations can be embedded to promote an inclusive culture

The Elements of Inclusion #2

Leaders must redefine career development relationships to support inclusive performance.
  • Why traditional mentor relationships must be revised for an inclusive workplace
  • How leaders must embrace networks of developmental relationships for individual growth
  • Why established workplace norms must evolve for inclusion in the modern workplace

The Elements of Inclusion #1

Leaders must properly socialise people and socialise inclusive ideas by providing an environment for the cultural learning needed for an active role in an inclusive organisation

  • How your socialisation processes must evolve to encourage the sustainable cultivation of inclusive competencies
  • Why Leaders must consistently negotiate the line between organisational commitment and personal authenticity to promote performance
  • How developing intersectional self awareness can help leaders to leverage individual employee experiences