Generations in the Workplace: A Look at Gen Z
Generation Z, Deloitte tells us, is poised to surpass Millennials as the “most populous generation on earth.” They’re now approaching one-third of the world population and they are also, Deloitte says, the most diverse generation ever. They also value diversity. “Diversity is the watchword for Gen Z,” Deloitte says: “Diversity matters to them through many dimensions, not just isolated to race and gender but also related to identity and orientation. Companies that can better r
Recognizing the Important Distinctions Between D, E, and I
Work in the world of DEI has become somewhat of a jumble of acronyms over the past several years. First we had diversity and include (D&I) or, as we liked to frame it inclusion and diversity (I&D). Then equity (E) came into the mix. And, in some settings, we’re also seeing belonging (B) incorporated so that I&D becomes DEIB. These are all important aspects of the work that organizations are doing to ensure that they build, engage, and leverage the talent of diverse workforce
What’s On Your DEI Agenda for 2023?
Writing for Chief Executive, Joan C. Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings Law, says: “If you had a serious problem with your supply chain, you wouldn’t try to solve it with a heartfelt email.” And yet, that’s what many companies do when it comes to forwarding their DEI agenda. They position DEI as “the right” thing to do and appeal to employees’ sense of fairness and personal et