Are you a CEO wanting a greater ROI on your investment in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)? Are you a People Leader concerned about the lack of retention and engagement of your Black associates? Are you a Chief Diversity Officer feeling the pressure of delivering results without the adequate resources, support and influence required? Then this book is for you!
Diversity Is Not Enough: A Roadmap to Recruit, Develop and Promote Black Leaders in America provides real, actionable steps for those who are "serious" about DEI, and looking for solutions to improve the experience of their Black employees, colleagues and leaders within their organization. By sharing a collection of best practices, vetted by over 40 years of working as a corporate board member, senior executive and DEI consultant, Keith Wyche imparts knowledge, research and strategies to organizations committed to doing better.
IN THIS BOOK YOU'LL DISCOVER:
. The real reasons your DEI efforts aren't delivering the desired results.
. The importance of having a Systems Change approach to DEI.
. The disconnects between you and your Black associates that cause distrust and lead to poor engagement and retention.
. Best Practices you can implement NOW to provide a level playing field.
Keith R. Wyche is first and foremost a seasoned business leader and board director who has worked for some of the biggest names in corporate America. However, while rising through the ranks of companies such as AT&T, IBM, Pitney Bowes and Walmart, Keith became keenly aware of the challenges and obstacles minorities (particularly Black professionals) faced playing on an uneven field. In an effort to empower these diverse professionals to succeed in spite of these challenges, Keith authored the book Good Is Not Enough: And Other Unwritten Rules for Minority Professionals. Nominated for an NAACP Image Award as an "Outstanding Literary Work," this first book along with his second book, Corner Office Rules: The Ten Realities of Executive Life has made Keith a highly sought-after consultant, speaker and thought leader in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) space.Keith has appeared on the Today Show, Fox Business News and in media outlets such as TIME, USA Today, and Black Enterprise to name a few. In the past several years he has received numerous awards including being named to the Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Renaissance Leaders by Morehouse College for his dedication to developing young talent.