Companies with ethnically and culturally diverse executive teams are 33% more likely to have industry-leading profitability¹, compared to more homogenous organizations.
Becoming and remaining a diverse and inclusive organisation is not easy and requires organization-wide commitment and attention. During this process, a focus on leadership in essential: Leaders can have a profound impact on organizational culture and minority group members, so unless they are committed to improving diversity and embedding an inclusive culture, broader D&I initiatives a have limited chance of success.
When a company succeeds in practicing inclusive leadership employees demonstrate 81% greater engagement and loyalty².
There is no universal definition for Inclusive Leadership; at PSI we define Inclusive Leadership as:
Inclusive Leadership is centred around the interpersonal elements of leadership and moves away from the more traditional notions of leadership being outcomes focused. When you treat people the right way, as you would want to be treated), the outcomes will follow.
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The Inclusive Leadership 360 breaks down Inclusive Leadership into a concrete and observable behaviors, and has been developed to help leaders understand what Inclusive Leadership is and how they can develop to be more inclusive in the future.
The underlying model defines behaviours in a practical way through three different lenses:
The Inclusive Leadership 360 helps you:
¹ Delivering through Diversity, McKinsey & Company, 2018
² Inclusive Leadership: From Pioneer to Mainstream, 2011, Shapiro Consulting and Opportunity Now