The subject of diversity, inclusion, and equity has appeared on the top trends list published by the Society for Organizational and Industrial Psychology (SIOP) for several years. I/O practitioners have the opportunity to aid organizations who are working to address this issues and build a stronger, more productive and more inclusive work environment.
Earlier in the unit, you viewed an interview with Rudy Mendez, Vice-President of Diversity Initiatives for McDonalds. In it he discusses the importance of implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives in organizations, not only from the viewpoint of social responsibility, but also from a business perspective, as a way to grow a more successful organization.
For this discussion, use the Capella Library to find an article that addresses steps taken by different organizations to address the issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity that have resulted in benefits to different groups and has improved organizational performance.
Share the link to the article/s you found, and provide a brief synopsis of the article.
Describe how you might be able to incorporate some of those practices into your I/O practice.
Share any personal experiences you have had regarding the issues of diversity, inclusion and equity in your current or personal workplace, and the results of any efforts undertaken by the organization to address the issues.