March 23, 2012
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Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Need to Know How to be Diversity and Inclusion Allies
By Simma Lieberman, The Inclusionist
At some point in our lives, everyone needs an ally, a person who supports our ideas, encourages us to follow our dreams, or defends us against naysayers. At some point in our lives, we’ve probably all had opportunities to be an ally to another person, and perhaps made a difference. Read more

Spirituality in the Workplace
By William Guillory
Workplace spirituality provides a holistic umbrella that compatibly embraces the totality of work-related activities which are sourced from one's inner self. Whether these activities are initiatives involving diversity, performance management, employee-engagement, work-life integration, or creativity, innovation, and imagination, there is a spiritual dimension to their application in the workplace. Read more

The New Face of Bias In The Workplace
By William G. Shackelford
I truly believe most major employers in the United States are serious in their concerns about reducing (or even eliminating) bias and/or discrimination in their organizations.  Most have non-discrimination policies, have conducted diversity training and have even (on occasions) reprimanded employees and/or managers who failed to follow established policies. Read more



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Linkage Announces New Institute for Leading Diversity and Inclusion
April 30 – May 2 in Atlanta -- Linkage announces its new Institute, which reflects significant re-tooling of the summit and represents the next phase of innovative learning and development for leaders inside of and outside of the diversity office. Read more



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