This book offers five proven principles so multinational companies can advance diversity, equity, and inclusion with a nuanced understanding of local contexts across countries and cultures.
It's easy to fall into the trap of using a single-culture worldview when implementing global DEI in organizations. But what makes DEI change efforts successful in one country may have opposite, unintended consequences in another. How do companies find the right balance between anchoring their efforts locally while pushing for change that may disrupt existing power dynamics?
This is the question at the heart of global DEI work. Along with practical advice and examples, Rohini Anand offers five overarching principles derived from her own experience leading global DEI transformation and interviews with more than sixty-five leaders to provide a through line for leading global DEI transformation in divergent cultures.
Local relevance—understanding markets and acknowledging local beliefs, regulations, and history—is essential for global success. This groundbreaking book explicitly details how to take local histories, laws, and practices into account in DEI transformation work while promoting social justice worldwide.
Dr. Rohini Anand is recognized as a pioneer, thought leader and expert in global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and has been on the forefront of orchestrating lasting large-scale global organizational change for corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies worldwide.
She is a highly sought-after DEI advisor, trusted Board Member, published author and esteemed speaker. Her strategic thinking, ability to influence and coach senior leaders and depth of experience in global DEI have benefited organizations across all sectors at various stages of their global diversity and inclusion transformation. Dr. Anand was previously Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo. Under Dr. Anand’s leadership, the Sodexo brand became synonymous with leadership in diversity, corporate responsibility and wellness - winning prestigious recognition and being featured in a Harvard Business Review case study.
Rohini Anand is on the boards of Galt Foundation, Tent Partnership for Refugees, Aspen Institute’s Family Prosperity Initiative, WomenLift Health a Gates Foundation initiative and Charter Communications External Diversity and Inclusion Council. She is a Senior Fellow at The Conference Board and was former Chair of Catalyst’s Board of Advisors.
|Title:||Leading Global Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion|
|Number Of Pages:||288|
|Release date:||30 November 2021|