Eight ways to create a powerful organizational community
A final thought: Structure creates behavior. A robust organizational community requires investment not just in shifts in attitudes, but new systems, policies, and procedures that ensure inclusiveness and engagement of all employees. The cultures of our organizations and the larger sense of community that we share will ultimately determine the success or failure of our organizations. How do you change a culture? Start with your commitment and then, step-by-step, move into action.
As the founder and chief learning officer of Cook Ross Inc., Howard Ross is one of the nation’s leading diversity training consultants and a nationally recognized expert on diversity, leadership, and organizational change. He is the author of “ReInventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose & Performance.” For more information, please call (301) 565-4035, visit http://www.reinventingdiversity.com/ or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.