Archive | cultural diversity

Why ethics and diversity matter: The case of Trayvon Martin coverage | Poynter.

This is a good article on the problems faced by mostly white media — it is dying through lack of diversity, as it should. No organization can remain un-diversified and survive. Business knows this, and the U.S. Supreme Court hears its message (something I find particularly interesting, coming from this conservative group). Any way… Take […]

Kellogg Named One of ’40 Best Companies’ for Diversity

PRESS RELEASE July 11, 2012, 1:00 p.m. EDT Kellogg Company Honored as One of “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in 2012 by Black Enterprise Magazine BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Kellogg Company has once again been named one of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in 2012 by Black Enterprise […]

Diversity in the Workplace: must you understand others to understand yourself? To get along with Others? It helps, says the author of ‘Seven Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace’

What can we say about Americans, and how we are alike? Not much, except that … we hold a fondness for ice water!—–Cash In On Diversity – 99Cents eBook (all formats) CLICK HERE—–Leave it to fun-loving Mark Twain. This delightful spokesperson for the 19th century American popular culture, really did once say that ice water […]

Cross-cultural leadership and understanding – not limited to the “big city”

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Diversity in action. Images may be subject to copyright. “You guys live in such a nice little town,” Larry S. was telling me. My new teaching colleague was sharing his first impressions of Lawrenceburg, Indiana soon after being dumped by the faculty dean in the teacher’s lounge of the town’s small junior college campus. “Larry, […]

A Real Civil Rights Veteran Shares Her Review of The Help – The Joyce Ladner Report

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No thanks Kathryn Stockett, I don’t want to be “The Help” (Joyce Ladner) “God forbid that a black maid who cooks their food would ever be allowed to use the same toilet the white people use. I guess this explains the fixation segregationists had with toilets…. for in so many public places there were four. […]

Lets Hope The Help Is Not Just Another Gone With The Wind or Mississippi Burning Historical Failure of a Civil Rights Movie

Media ReleaseContact Susan Klopferhttp://susanklopfer.comGallup, New Mexico 87301 Here’s Hoping The Help Is Not Another Historical Failure of a Movie By Susan Klopfer, civil rights and diversity author/speaker Whore’s Lake, outside of Drew, Miss., where white KKK females reportedly threw bodies of their black murder victims, as late as the early 1960s. Drew is some 40 […]

When workplace diversity becomes a fraud; don’t let the PR photos fool you

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Employees at the “XYZ” Company, where diversity reigns(?) Now come on. Do you really believe that many (most?) large organizations are as “diverse” as they appear in their advertising and public relations venues? I am talking about that photograph of “casually” posed black and white females and males, all wearing elegant suits with their arms […]

Check Out the Top Ten Facts about diversity management that could benefit your organization or business

If you own or work for a business, you might not be taking advantage of all the opportunities managing diversity has to offer. Many of us are still confused over diversity best practices and how diversity benefits an organization. Yet, research is showing that organizations close to diversity, that really know how to maximize diversity, […]

Techies call older engineer names (like “Fuddie-duddie”) and run him off the job — Who Will Pay? Why Was This Behavior Allowed?

What if this happened to your dad or your mom? Would it make you angry? What if these were your employees? Would you consider diversity training? — A recent California Supreme Court decision involves an experienced engineer who went to work for a giant corporation (the kind of company that one would think comprehends and […]

Defining Diversity; It’s Not Just About R E S P E C T

How many times have you heard a person say, “Well, I get along with everyone. We really are all alike, deep down.” Or, “We don’t need diversity training. We just need to learn to get along.” Wanted to share this great definition of diversity. I ran into it on a site supported by the University […]