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Sixty-nine percent of organizations cite workforce DEI as a strategic priority, but HR still struggles to hold the business accountable for DEI outcomes. Many well-intentioned DEI approaches are programmatic, person-dependent or based on a point-in-time experience or event. Plus, most organizations find that set DEI metrics go unwatched or are deprioritized in favor of other business goals.

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    Embed workforce diversity, equity & inclusion strategies across the function

    To find real progress in diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, organizations must define a strategy that drives not only real change, but also an accompanying implementation plan that is aligned with the organization's priorities and embedded in existing business decision points.  HR leaders can do this by creating small interventions to ensure the fundamental systems that underlie processes, culture, training, recruitment, measurement and more are designed to maximize DEI outcomes. 

    Are You Making Progress on Your DEI Goals?
    Kathryn Cleary, Sr Principal, Advisory

    Workplace Diversity Insights You Can Use

    Gartner research is designed to help HR build a sustainable workforce diversity, equity and inclusion approach that is embedded in organizational processes.

    6 Principles to Get the Most Out of DEI Training 

    For 82% of organizations, training is a cornerstone practice for driving diversity, equity and inclusion goals. However, many are not getting the results they hope to achieve. In fact, most organizations see little to no increase in inclusive behavior as a result of training.

    Building a Sustainable Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy

    Current DEI strategies struggle to balance diverse workforces’ complicated needs with delivering impact. More than ever DE&I leaders must distinguish their organizations by designing and executing on strategies to foster diverse and inclusive work environments. 

    Mitigate bias in succession planning

    To effectively mitigate unconscious bias, HR leaders should introduce tactical interventions or "nudges" into their existing succession management processes to increase visibility of diverse talent and enable objective decision making. Learn how to create a more diversified workforce and pipeline. 

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    We have pockets of success; some of our leaders really get it. But we’re still figuring out accountability, and I’m wondering how to reach the group we’ve missed so far.

    Vice president, diversity and inclusion, insurance organization

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