Over the last few years, business leaders have stepped up to show their belief in the importance of diversity and inclusion. They’ve demonstrated their commitment by dedicating money and time to training and development, all in the service of becoming a more equitable workplace. But many of these professed commitments remain unfulfilled or have been abandoned amid the coronavirus pandemic, lost to incomplete crisis management messaging.
As we all work hour-by-hour to unravel an intricate web of economic, psychological and daily living needs, Eric Pliner, CEO of YSC Consulting, has watched organizations gravitate away from their diversity agendas. An excerpt from his reflections appears in Fast Company, where he covers the importance of leading with inclusion and how organizations can get their diversity and inclusion initiatives back on track.