Leadership commitment to a zero-tolerance culture
Whilst policies against harassment and discrimination are important in addition to a clear outline for individuals to report experiencing such behavior, studies show that it is also important for members of leadership to reinforce organizational commitment to a zero-tolerance culture as well. The following report from the D5 Coalition and Philanthropy Northwest provides greater detail on the research behind this and outlines the actions a leader can take to demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity Equity, and Inclusion. https://www.d5coalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/vision_and_voice_2014_final.pdf (412kb)