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We all know the benefits of Diversity and Inclusion in the working environment. However, a study revealed that more than 57% of the employees want companies to improve Diversity and Inclusion among the workforce. So why do people feel that companies and organizations are not doing a good job of encouraging diversity?
In reality, managing a diverse workforce is challenging because each demographic traits such as gender, race, age, etc. each face unique challenges. Reflecting on the demographics, companies can reflect if they are managing the diversity and inlusion effectively or not. If not, they can start the recommended practices to improve the diversity (ex. build a culture of respecting diversity, create diversity training programs, review recruitment practices, etc.)¹