Business Mentoring Matters

Mentoring Tips: Supporting Diversity Initiatives

Posted on Wed, Oct, 21, 2009

Which strategy is most effective in supporting diversity initiatives in an organization and in actually making a “difference” in changing the landscape for diversity individuals:  diversity training, performance management changes, affinity groups, or mentoring?

 

You might be surprise by the answer.  A recent article in the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette on research came to the following conclusion:

 

“However, mentoring programs that paired minority managers up with seasoned managers were far and away the most successful strategy to improve the numbers of Hispanics, Asians and African-American corporate managers. Each of our experts and their research data supported the employment of a mentoring strategy.”

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09292/1001916-407.stm#ixzz0UZgaRBX8

 

If you want to impact your diversity efforts seriously, consider the value of adding a professional mentoring program.  Contact us if you’d like to learn more about the mentoring options available to yo

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