Diversity and Inclusion
Why are Diversity and Inclusion Important?
Extensive research in Diversity & Inclusion suggests that companies applying gender and ethnic diversity are more likely to outperform peers by 15% and 35% percent respectively.
Through this case study, you will gain insights into the challenges, risks, opportunities, and considerations in creating an inclusive work environment.
The background of the Diversity and Inclusion use case
Our client an engineering company who is committed to retaining its highly competent and skilful workforce, attracting the best talent and developing and deploying the diverse knowledge and experience of its employees.
The backdrop to this was also all the noise that they have heard concerning the Valley’s challenges with the very same issues.
Initially, they wanted to analyze their current situation to understand the nature of the issue.
Subsequently, they desired to get a short-term action plan and a long-term strategy to future-proof the solution.
We analyzed the issue with data fed from various sources, developed a quick prototype and introduced with a storyboard with vital statistics.
The view to your right was the instant C-Level view created using the “Design Thinking” approach. This view was more attuned to the C-Level executive’s requirement for a fast and meaningful information delivered just right.
The CHRO’s view was further broken down for the HR Business partner in specific views, that was detailed but yet not overwhelming.
Our design thinking strategy was front and center while designing the user experience. This detailed “StoryBoard” could also be effectively used by mid-level managers as well as information analysts who want to study deeper and broader aspects of the data.
The third leg of this tool was the Forecast view created for HR to work with divisional managers in building plans based on what if scenarios and predictions from available talent pools.