How to Avoid Sabotaging Your Diversity Initiatives


Employees evaluate diversity initiatives

Published July 28, 2021 on Forbes

By AlignOrg Solutions’ Principal Reed Deshler

Metrics aren’t just for sales goals. Without a method in place to measure diversity initiatives, it’s difficult to know if you’re making headway.

In this article, author and AlignOrg Solutions’ Principal Reed Deshler explores ways that an organization can measure progress on its DEI efforts. Metrics that track numbers and percentages are important, but they don’t tell the full story. Leaders must also put into place methods of tracking less-formal insights and employee sentiment.

By using both quantitative and qualitative measurements, organizations can ensure they’re making real progress toward creating an equitable, inclusive workplace.

Read the full article on Forbes.

Reed Deshler is a member of Newsweek’s Expert Forum and Forbes Coaches Council. More articles by Reed are available here