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Addressing implicit bias takes time and considerable effort. It’s about making a more conscious choice about how you show up in the world. It’s about getting comfortable with being…well, uncomfortable. And it is vital to creating a sustainable shift in the workplace, to improve effectiveness, innovation and profitability. Need a simple, visual way to understand and trigger discussions around implicit bias? This is just the tool for you!
We don’t like to think of ourselves as having biases toward others. The fact is many of these biases exist in our society and in our memory and are sometimes expressed unknowingly. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed, we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
Struggling with the concept of diversity? In short, diversity is all around us. It just is! This thought-provoking, short video uses impactful imagery and music to raise awareness and reinforce the concept (and power) of diversity.
When racism or bigotry impacts an employee, the organization must step in and take corrective action. Whether its co-workers, customers or the general public, organizations have a clear responsibility to protect their employees. Employees need to know what to do in these situations.
Biases are real and we all have ‘em. Our biases describe both positive and negative mindsets towards individuals and groups. There a lot to such a little word. Bias refers to the persistent, harmful and unequal treatment of someone based solely on some characteristic they possess or group they belong to.
Gender and gender identity continue to present significant challenges due to strongly held traditions, beliefs and values. We need to be sure to watch out for double standards - such as, norms or “rules” applied to some groups and not to others.
Know what a 'diversity moment' is? How about the power of inclusion in the workplace? Understand the impact of respecting others? This fun video defines key diversity, equity and inclusion terms in a way that everyone will understand.
We’ve probably all heard expressions that seem harmless. But the truth is their effects can be very destructive. And when we have to let a co-worker - maybe someone we've worked with for years - know that he or she has said something that's causing a lot of friction - it can be a real challenge because it's easy to fall into sarcasm.
Organizational diversity includes work habits and values that are affected by time zone differences, commuting patterns, virtual teams and geographic distance. This can be a significant challenge when organizations merge, especially when they’re in different locations.
Spreading false information or accusations concerning employees may be a violation of organization policy. Employees that engage in this type of behavior could have a disruptive effect on relationships at work and it could be seen as contributing to possible harassment or a hostile work environment.
Sometimes we may think it is okay to tell jokes about our own group or about other groups when we think no one will be offended. The problem is some jokes may cross the line between what’s okay and what may be a violation of a policy or work rule. Even if you are on a break...
One of the things bilingual employees often wrestle with is when is it okay to speak another language with people who share it when we’re around people who don’t. The key is to be as inclusive as possible.
Based on the best-selling M.E.E.T. on Common Ground™, this program will provide your employees with the tools they need to understand and manage their behavior as it relates to others in the workplace. This powerful program uses highly relevant and realistic video scenarios involving common situations, such as inappropriate expressions and jokes, unconscious biases and gossip.
Patients in gender transition are dealing with emotions, questions, stares and even discrimination. The bottom line message of this short video is simple: Everyone must be treated with respect. It doesn’t matter if you are a patient, co-worker or vendor, we all deserve to be heard and treated fairly…and…sometimes we need to speak up to make that happen!
Promote personal responsibility for creating respectful work environments. This program approaches sensitive issues without shame, blame or negative stereotyping and will show your employees where respect for differences makes common sense. Put into practice, this program can help improve the communication and relationships in your workplace.
Because much of our learning takes place at an unconscious level, we are not aware of the fact that it exists, hence the term “unconscious” bias. By being self-aware and willing to engage with others when bias is unintentionally implied or expressed we can better resolve problems and promote more effective working relationships.
With workers from multiple (up to 5) generations now active in the workforce, the potential for misunderstanding, frustration and conflict puts increasing pressure on productivity. To turn that challenge into a competitive advantage, this program applies the M.E.E.T. approach to the complexities of effectively working in and managing a multi-age workforce.
Providing quality healthcare also includes recognizing that employees and others in the work environment have diverse backgrounds and a desire for respect and understanding as well.
Creating and maintaining a respectful work environment begins with managers. Success depends on their ability to recognize, respond to and resolve issues between employees. The focus is on the legal and organizational responsibilities managers have in establishing a respectful and inclusive working environment.
This video vignette clearly demonstrates the impact of offensive figures of speech on workplace relationships.