Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders: A Guide to Building a Culture of Belonging (Paperback)

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True inclusion happens when leaders stop relying on HR practitioners to own full responsibility for DEI initiatives. The small, intentional daily leadership practices in this book are the key to creating truly inclusive organizations.

Diversity and inclusion training and books have flooded the market, but the gap between what is promised and what is delivered is beginning to undermine the progress that has been made.

There are millions of people who strive to make a difference in workplace diversity and inclusion. And with this practical, leader-friendly framework, Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders will equip readers with the actionable tools they’ve been searching for.

Leaders will learn:
●      Why they are the key to inclusion
●      Insights for the lifelong journey
●      Successful practices they can start today
●      And more

With the era of big DEI coming to an end, leaders will make big strides through small daily changes in their processes that lead to creating an inclusive workplace culture. With this toolkit of actions, activities, and tactics leaders will become the foundation of diversity and inclusion in their organization.

About the Author

Eddie Pate is Founder and Chief Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity Officer of Eddie Pate Speaking and Consulting, Inc. He was previously Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Amazon, VP of Diversity and Inclusion at Avanade and Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Starbucks. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Washington and resides in Seattle.

Jonathan Stutz is the President and Chief Diversity Officer for Global Diversity Partners, Inc. He previously led Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (ID&E) for four global businesses within Amazon Operations and the Sales & Support Group at Microsoft. He holds a master's degree in organizational leadership from City University of Seattle and resides in Kirkland, WA.

Praise For…

“Pate and Stutz offer simple practices of inclusion that can be used by all leaders at all levels of experience and infused into recruiting, hiring, retention, and succession planning. I found so many good solutions in this book . . . easy to implement and will resonate with our managers.”
Alison Francis, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President, Costco Wholesale Corporation

“Pate and Stutz bring a wonderful conversational style to an urgent topic . . . it feels like you are sitting with them as they introduce stories and frameworks to help you build a culture of belonging. This book will become an invaluable resource for CEOs, line managers, HR executives, and the entire organization for questioning their prior approaches and building new ones.”
Bill Price, President, Driva Solutions, and former Worldwide Vice President of Customer Service, Amazon

“Pate and Stutz provide compelling and useful daily practices that help leaders drive the impact so many find frustratingly elusive. They provide a road map for ‘driving impact that starts small and grows into a remarkable force for change.’”
Dr. Debra Meyerson, author of Tempered Radicals and Professor, Stanford University
Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders is a powerful exploration of the inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) landscape and is an engaging guide for leaders committed to inclusive work environments.”
Effenus Henderson, President and CEO, HenderWorks, and former Chief Diversity Officer, Weyerhaeuser

“What incredibly impactful guidance for leaders at this time! Eddie Pate and Jonathan Stutz capture the essence of the practice of inclusion for leaders—those ‘small impactful actions.’”
Barbara Deane, Codirector, Institute for Sustainable Diversity & Inclusion, and associate editor of Diversity at Work

Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders contains the cheat codes for navigating a wide variety of human variables—from examining how individuals react and respond to situations to understanding how centuries of oppression and conditioning can dictate how we treat one another. This book puts all the human dynamics and variables into perspective for me."
Randy Massengale, former Director of Diversity, Microsoft Corporation

Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders is a must-read! If you’re looking to enhance your understanding of ID&E and want to know how to create a sense of belonging within your team or organization, this book is for you.”
Rich Kaplan, Corporate Vice President, Customer Experience, Microsoft

“This oeuvre is going beyond the practices of inclusive leadership. It also describes the foundations of what is meant by leadership that engages. Well written in a structure that invites. A must-read.”
Fons Trompenaars, Principal and CEO, Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Consulting

Daily Practices of Inclusive Leaders is an amazing book. I highly recommend it for established leaders as well as emerging leaders.”
Dennis Kennedy, founder and Chair, DiversityFIRST

“This book is truly invaluable for those who seek to become inclusion champions. It provides a holistic approach to inclusivity by providing fundamentals, strategies for practical application, and research-proven best practices. I will certainly be referencing this work in my practice.”
Dr. Shindale Seale, CEO, SEADE Coaching & Consulting LLC

Product Details
ISBN: 9781523006410
ISBN-10: 1523006412
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English