This is a resource for leaders wanting to create a workplace culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Inclusive management is critical for driving innovation in today's evolving and increasingly diverse business environment. It covers many topics, including the importance of diversity and inclusion, addressing unconscious biases, developing inclusive leadership styles, and fostering a culture of belonging. It also provides practical tools for building an inclusive team, promoting diversity and inclusion in hiring and talent management, and creating a safe and respectful workplace.
About the Author
Jim Woods is the CEO of Woods Kovalova Group, a trusted diversity, equity, and inclusion training and consulting firm in 39 countries. He is a former college professor and fifth-grade math and science teacher. Jim has a passion for accelerating talent across organizations. While this passion has fueled his work in leadership assessment and development, it has crystallized in the area of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. He has over 20 years of experience working with the US Army, Fortune 1000 companies, and executives to solve their most crucial behavior problems. In addition, Mr. Woods is a six-time children’s and business book author. His podcast, “Diversity and Inclusion Reimagined At Work,” is lauded for its frank conversations.
He has a master’s degree in organizational development and human resources and is a recognized authority on applying behavior sciences to diversity that improves society, organizations, and people everywhere. He lives with his wife, Lucy, in Calgary, Canada.