Workplace Culture

Reliable, Data-Driven Methods for Promoting EDI

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace have faced numerous challenges over the last 50 years, despite meaning well. Here is how to translate good intentions into research-based, comprehensive and integrated strategies for sustainable change.
— By Donna Chan

Equity, diversity and inclusion are laudable goals. To the purely rational businessperson, they lead to more innovative thinking, easier work distribution, and good public relations. Striving for EDI is also, of course, simply the right thing to do.

That said, there are right and wrong ways of going about anything. Some companies only chase the bare minimum goals required by la....