The future of business is tied to globalization, product innovation, technology, and human interaction, and inclusive talent is a strong catalyst in positioning companies for success in these dimensions. The understanding of what inclusion really means and how it’s currently being used in the workplace is limited, and the connections between inclusive talent, employee experience, and performance are relatively unexplored or anecdotal. Now is the time to focus on inclusive talent and the practices used to fully engage a global workforce.
Our research explores the creative ways in which organizations are leveraging the collective ideas, perspectives, and input of their inclusive talent to grow the business. Specifically, our research:
Our research focused on collecting insights and perspectives on diversity and inclusion and their impact on employee experience and performance through a series of surveys collected across global organizations, leadership, and diverse employees with dissimilar generations. Specifically we conducted the following:
This research provides powerful insights, aimed at positively disrupting current inclusion practices and highlighting the inclusion crisis. This paper challenges global leadership to understand the need for improvement and to take action for better performance. Specifically, the research has:
By 2025, the millennial generation will make up 60 to 75 percent of the global workforce.