Why is that despite decades of legal and social reform aimed at reducing discrimination in the workplace, inequality continues to be a significant problem in all societies and most workplaces?

In this course, you will be introduced to belief formation as well as the opportunity to identify the perceptual and psychological processes that impact the way that individuals interact with people who are demographically dissimilar from them. You will examine the process of belief formation, the psychological and sociological processes that impact individuals’ decision making within organizations and more impotently, you will be able to identify how professionals can design better work practices and help to more effectively leverage the potential among diverse employees.

As a professional development specialist with experience of emersion and training and working in various cultures and life research in the area of diversity and inclusion, former Multicultural Education professor and Director of Multicultural Education, Illinois State University, with research and consulting expertise related to diversity and inclusion, Dr. Joseph Nwoye is uniquely positioned to help workshop participants understand the complex dynamics underlying diversity challenges and opportunities within organizations.