Why Relying On Credibility Indicators is an Inclusion Mistake

Some organisations are more concerned about appearing to be inclusive than doing the hard work. 

Find out why relying on credibility indicators to show you’re inclusive is a huge mistake.

Here are some key messages from this episode

  • Why Credibility Indicators are so Attractive
  • Why Credibility Indicators Can Be Misleading
  • The Consequences of Lacking Credibility and much much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode

Appearing Inclusive & Being Inclusive Are Not The Same Thing

“Some leaders think that declaring a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their recruitment literature or in a public announcement is enough to say that they are getting it right”

Investing in Credibility Indicators Can Take Resources Away From Inclusion Work

“Many are starting to see that they need to move beyond credibility indicators because credibility indicators should be a consequence, not a cause of being inclusive”

Organisations Can Mask Their Lack of Progress with “High Profile Shiny Objects”

“So when you encounter a company that has won an award or some other high profile activity, it may be useful to ask the question, what else are you doing to show that you’re inclusive; something that’s specific to them?”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper

PhD Thesis

The Global Goals

Why You Need To Align Your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts To a Global Strateg

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