Heidrick & Struggles: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, And Equitable Society
The time to act is now. Organizations have begun to prioritize D&I in the last decade, but the progress has been slow. COVID-19 and the recent protests for racial equality and social justice require that corporations act with greater speed and clarity.
Lyndon A. Taylor is the partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and leads the global Diversity & Inclusion Practice across executive search and consulting. He is also a member of the CEO & Board of Directors and Financial Services practices. In this article, Lyndon A. Taylor outlines the five steps to create a truly inclusive, representative, and equitable society.
The five steps are:
- The time to act is now.
- Close the gap between diversity initiatives and creating true inclusion.
- Corporate leaders must measure their effectiveness with a three part plan.
- Build for the future.
- Creating an inclusive culture starts with being a great leader.