Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg November 29, 2023

Embedding Racial Equity into Your Business Strategy FAQs

1. Is this series for Black, Brown, or White People? The webinar series, The Business of Race: Embedding Racial Equity Into Your Business Strategy is for professionals of all racial identities and ethnicities. Based upon the book, The Business of Race, the workshop experience is designed for: 2. How is the experience delivered? The program is co-led […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg October 14, 2022

Conversation Starter: A Trip to the Grocery Store

This is a clip from the documentary, Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, produced by World Trust. Author and educator Dr. Joy DeGruy shares how her sister-in-law uses her White privilege to stand up to systemic inequity. Watch it alone. Watch it together. Either way, be sure to reflect on or discuss the […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg August 30, 2022

Is DEI Relevant Outside of the United States?

The headline question is one we received at a business conference in Montreal. Our short answer: Absolutely. The longer answer: we both were born and raised in the U.S. So, much of the focus in The Business of Race is on racial dynamics in businesses in our country of origin. Neither of us is in […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 30, 2022

Individual Psychological Safety for Organizational Race Work

Readiness is Foundational After studying 30,000 smokers who successfully kicked the habit, University of Rhode Island’s psychology professor Dr. James Prochaska developed a model for how people make positive, lasting changes in their lives. One of his most significant findings is that people wanting to make a change (“I will quit smoking tomorrow”) often rush […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 29, 2022

How L&D Can Advance Workplace Racial Equity

How do we learn how to learn? How do we think about how we think? And how does knowing how we learn and think advance workplace racial equity?
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg June 3, 2022

Yes, You Can Prototype Racial Equity Metrics

As of March 2022, 85 S&P 100 companies now disclose, or have committed to disclose, their EEO-1 Report – the group of federally required documents that provide granular detail about the number of Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native and White men and women at every level of a company. Bloomberg reports that two large companies – […]
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 24, 2022

Workplace Racial Equity: The Business Case

In this 20-minute video we share the book's origin story, our business case, key measures and how to stay connected to this work.
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 19, 2022

Is Your Company Race-tentative?

Readiness for change is a core muscle individuals must flex or build as part of their own race journey. Organizations must do the same.
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Gina Greenlee, Margaret H. Greenberg May 17, 2022

Shared Context: The Chinese Exclusion Act

As organizational development consultants we know how failing to name what needs naming derails any business endeavor. That’s a certain outcome if euphemisms are applied to race talk and race work. In your business spaces we encourage you to use direct, constructive language to name what must be named, without shaming or blaming. Shared context […]
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