There are a range of structural and cultural barriers that can put people from certain groups off even applying for jobs in some sectors or organisations. And even if they overcome those barriers, they sometimes experience assumptions and attitudes that make them feel unwelcome or uncomfortable.
This can lead to conflict, misunderstandings and tensions even among people who mean well. That’s why leading organisations are increasingly likely to have policies and procedures in place to promote what’s come to be known as ‘equity, diversity, and inclusion’ or EDI.
This guide will help you understand the key concepts you need to create happier, more productive teams. In particular, you’ll learn about allyship: what it is, and why it could be the key to your global EDI strategy