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Diversity and inclusion at workplaces: Myth versus reality

9 Jun 2021 by  The Economic Times

Moving the bar seems to be a very pertinent HR priority. Do we only want to chase a number like a compliance target, or do we want to promote inclusivity in the truest sense of the term across every organizational stratum without compromising on meritocracy? When we talk about diversity, do we straitjacket ourselves to increasing percentage of women employees in the organization or do we track as well as embrace every form of diversity — sexual orientation, genders, physically challenged disabilities, racial, cultural, generational, religious, geographical etc. Aon recently conducted an exploratory study to find out where different organizations, spread across different industry clusters, are placed in their diversity and inclusion journeys, what are their broad philosophies, diversity strategies, challenges. The study that was broadly based around these themes generated interest from participants with balanced representation...

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