Today’s workforce is comprised of people from numerous cultural, ethnic, religious, and national backgrounds and identities. Increasingly, organisations are recognising the value of cultural diversity, cultural capability, and global workforce experience.
Organisations that are culturally diverse and inclusive can broaden their strategic perspective, identify and enter new local and global markets, innovate, achieve business goals in culturally diverse business settings, and generate high performing multi-national and multicultural teams.
In this section you will find information about key definitions and the state of play for cultural diversity in Australia, the business case for cultural diversity and inclusion, some leading practices for creating culturally diverse and inclusive workplaces, case studies, and additional resources and reading on cultural diversity.
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DCA and partners have funding for a project to address the systemic barriers restricting CARM women’s upward mobility into leadership roles in Australian organisations.
Why your workplace should celebrate International Day for People of African Descent as an inclusive workplace practice.
The census gives us an overview of Australia’s population, but it doesn’t tell us about the richness of who we are, how we identify and how others identify us.
As we stop and reflect this World Refugee Day it is important to consider the role of the corporate sector in creating inclusive opportunities for welcoming and settling refugees.
Case study on how refugee inclusion empowered Ikea Australia to create a value-driven culture and better serve its customers.
DCA report “Racism at Work” centres the voices of people who have experienced racism, and provides an Australian-specific framework for understanding and addressing it.