Leadership and Diversity Management

Diversity (business), Leadership, Motivation

Presenter Kevin Palisi







Different human qualities or belong to different cultural groups In reality are workplaces more diverse today? The need for organisational diversity

Executive orientation
Manager – decision making at the top

Consequences
Distinctions between groups Motivation is not a responsibility Impossible to remove barriers that prevent contribution

Leader – decision making dispersed -

Each person must be a leader Leadership flows up and down Free of barriers for leaders

Leader
Distinctions Power bases Activities Shape, involve, innovate Informal, personal, social Define, direct & communicate

Manager
Chase, suggest & conform Formal, channels & results Develop, plan & organise

Leader commitment is a prerequisite for success  Committed leader ‘walks the talk’  Diversity is a strategic partner for meeting leaders goals Leader demonstrates evidence to:  support  challenge  champion 

From organisational change viewpoint  direction  importance  motivation Modelling behaviour by a leader involves  inclusiveness  accountability  awareness



Sociocultural environment

Social value systems  Cultural characteristics



Leadership implications

Global mindset  Relationships  Creativity



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Unequal expectations Living bi-culturally The opportunity gap

Australian CEO's views on productive diversity and its potential outcomes 11% 15% 33%

Creation of Corporate Culture
Workforce Productivity

23%

Problem Solving Within Team
Innovation Within Teams 32% 20% Change Management


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dignity and respect integrating ideas and collaboration integrity and ethics


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Personal qualities Changing corporate culture Diversity awareness training


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Define & develop a diversity case Sell to senior management Engage senior managers

Feature
Mission Membership

DTF
Set & build 8 to 15

EDC
Define & provide 20 to 30

EAG
Support &...
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