How to respond to racial slurs in the workplace?

How to respond to racial slurs in the workplace?

There is no place for racial slurs in the workplace or any other place. However, with the rise of hate crimes in the United States there is also a rise in workplace behaviors that many deem as unacceptable. Racial slurs can only be eliminated when the victims minimize the importance of the perpetrator’s hostile acts. […]

Why unconscious bias training does not work?

Why unconscious bias training does not work?

Schools, businesses, and even the federal government have placed a high value on unconscious bias training to ensure that the impact does not devastate the organizations ability to meet their goals. The verdict is in. Unconscious bias training does not work, and organizations will never recoup their investment. Unconscious bias is a product of the […]

How can Starbucks solve discrimination problems?

How can Starbucks solve discrimination problems?

The recent arrest of two Black men in Philadelphia has prompted Starbucks to initiate strategies that will possibly solve discrimination problems at their locations. It is a great marketing ploy that is destined to fail due to the implemented process. Starbucks can only solve their present discrimination problems by implementing a scientific process that improves racial relationships.  Starbucks […]

How can employers eliminate workplace racism?

In a recent article, author Afua Hirsh points out that workplace racism continues its prevalent in Britain. Britain has similar demographics as the United States and serves as a barometer for the same challenges faced in the United States. Employers can transform a culture that embraces overt and covert racism by promoting positive racial manager […]

Can Morgan Stanley avoid future discrimination lawsuits?

In a recent article, a former Morgan Stanley employee alleges that recent human resource policies result in continued racial discrimination. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 safeguards individuals against employment discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, or religion. It is unlawful to discriminate against any employee or employment applicant due […]