New research conducted by Josh Bersin analysts is raising serious doubts about traditional approaches to the business and social issue of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
The research, based on more than 800 responses from HR professionals around the world, found that DEI training – a common corporate practice– is among the least impactful of practices when it comes to meaningful business and workforce outcomes. Top-level findings include:
40% of companies regard diversity and inclusion as a risk mitigation and compliance issue and have no comprehensive DEI strategy. Diversity and equity as business strategies, backed by senior leadership