Webinars – May 2013

Armida RussellArmida Russell
The State of Diversity in Today’s Workforce: Growing Our Economy through Diversity

May 7, 2013

A myriad of studies show that diversity directly and positively influences organizational revenues and profits due to the buying power of diverse groups. Diversity can be a catalyst to sustaining a strong and inclusive economy. This webinar provides a current look at the makeup of today’s workforce. Additionally, we explore ways to capitalize on the growing number of people of color, women, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender individuals and people with disabilities in the workforce today.

Webinar Objectives

  • Examine the current state and firepower of diversity in the U.S. workforce
  • Provide examples of organizational barriers that hinder diversity and inclusion
  • Explore ways to create a workplace environment that fosters creativity and innovation to capitalize on diversity
  • This webinar is directed to Chief Diversity Officers, directors, managers, executive leader, human resource professionals and diversity and inclusion practitioners.
Nadine O. VogelNadine O. Vogel
Issues, Opportunities and Best Practices for the Outreach and Support for Mainstreaming Disability in the Corporate Workforce & Workplace. The Why is Important, but the How is Critical.

May 14, 2013

The issue of PwD in the workforce/workplace, although becoming a bigger compliance issue has really become a business imperative. This segment is now the largest and fastest growing minority in the world, in the US, surpassing the Hispanic population by 5 percent. Recent legislative changes are requiring Corporate America to learn how to appropriately and effectively recruit and retain this very large, loyal segment of the population. The presenter will review the current legislation but only as a backdrop to easily implementable Tools and Best Practices of today’s Employers of Choice for Individuals with Disabilities.

Linda BrownLinda Brown, PhD
Diversity and Situational Leadership Style

May 28, 2013

Today, Diversity in the workplace plays a major role in establishing cultural sensitivity for leaders and how they build their teams for efficient operations and effective results. Situational Leader style will help leaders know when and how to change their leadership style to match the maturity of people (Team); leaders will know details of the task by asking correct questions, know when to place more or less emphasis on the task and more or less emphasis on relationships with the people, know how to get the job done successfully. – Hersey-Blanchard Theory Situational Leadership

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