How Diversity Delivers on ROI, Employee Engagement
96% of executives feel that having a diverse and inclusive workforce leads to higher employee engagement and improved business results.
70% say their organization has a strategy in place to drive employee engagement.
72% say their companies have a strategy in place to promote diversity and inclusion.
52% indicate that their management-performance appraisals include a component for success in effectively managing diversity.
Just 23% say their compensation is tied to diversity goals.
64% say their organization has a diverse mix of leaders.
Make sure diversity is identified as a core organization and department value, and link it to strategic planning, mission and vision.
Make delivery on stated diversity goals part of every manager’s evaluation criteria—and tie financial incentives to diversity accomplishments.
Designate employee “diversity leaders” who demonstrate a passion for the topic, so they can organize networking efforts, lunch-speaker events and other opportunities, as well as weigh in on recruitment strategies.
The more visible your company and department is at public job fairs and community events, the more elevated its presence will be among highly sought, diverse talent.