Employee demand for diversity in the workplace has become an increasingly important business issue. Here are five books that offer practical guidance on the issue.
Unconscious workplace bias persists despite everyone's best efforts. In this book, Pamela Fuller and Mark Murphy, of Franklin Covey, AT&T Business CEO Anne Chow provide not only a comprehensive understanding of the reasons behind unconscious bias and ways to identify it, but also include exercises and tools to help mitigate it.
Diversity in the workforce is useless if employees do not feel included. DEI consultant Jennifer Brown's inclusive leadership continuum's purpose is to create a culture of belonging where all can thrive. Rather than viewing inclusive leadership as a goal, the author explores how leaders can be more inclusive on a daily basis and embrace it as a continuous process.
This book by Mary-Frances Winters, CEO of The Winters Group, provides guidance managers and leaders who struggle to create a safe work environment, especially when trying to discuss race and gender. The tools, templates, and self-assessments contained in this book are perfect for deciding whether you are ready to have difficult honest conversations at your workplace.
In this book, scholars W. Brad Johnson and David G. Smith outline specific research-based techniques that men could use to make their workplace, home, and society more inclusive. If you are trying to refine your “allyship” skills and support women at the workplace or home, this book will be of great help.
In this book, Ross and Tartaglione explore the roots of tribalism, examines social media's role in aggravating it, and suggest ways to combat it. A powerful statement of hope in a disquieting time, Our Search for Belonging shares tested strategies for opening safe and honest dialogue at work3.