Global Industry Report on Impact of Employee Engagement driving Diversity and Inclusion

This is in-depth research on how employee recognition can positively drive and enhance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The completion of this report comprises 347 responses from various industries across the globe. The respondents are primarily employees of multiple races, ethnicities, genders, and designations.

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You will get to learn

  • Importance and barriers of implementing Diversity and Inclusion alongside employee recognition.
  • How employee recognition programs positively impact Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.
  • Trending employee recognition and D&I initiatives for increased inclusivity and retention.
 
Table of Contents
  1. Executive Summary
  2. Key Objectives
  3. Methodology
  4. Key Findings
  5. Introduction
  6. What is Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
  7. Importance and Barriers of Implementing Diversity and Inclusion
  8. Positive Impact of Employee Engagement on Diversity and Inclusion
  9. Best Recognition Practices that Retains Diverse and Inclusive Talents
  10. Key Takeaways of this Report
  11. Conclusion
Key Objectives
  • To highlight the prominence of D&I towards having an engaged workforce
  • To highlight the positive impact of employee recognition on promoting diversity and inclusion
  • To understand the priority of implementing D&I in a workplace
Methodology

The statistics gathered during a 2021 Virtual Conclave themed on “The World of Work needs HR” were factored into the formation of this report. The responses for the study were gathered from various professional networking platforms.

The completion of the report comprises of around 347 responses from various industries across the globe. The respondents are primarily employees of multiple races, ethnicities, genders, and designations.

The questionnaire had close-ended and open-ended questions that revolved around the importance of employee engagement and recognition and how it attracts diversity and inclusion.

Key Findings
Here is the insightful data collected from a globally diverse employee group that portrays the positive impact of Employee Recognition on workplace Diversity and Inclusion in 2022.

1. Barriers to Implementation of Diversity and Inclusion Strategy in the Workplace

Index
  • Lack of awareness about diversity & inclusion
  • Inadequate attention from senior leadership
  • No strategic ownership of Diversity and Inclusion agenda
  • Failure to get rewarded for diverse employee referrals
Industry report insights on barriers implementing D&I Strategies Fig: Showcasing the barriers while implementing diversity and inclusion strategies

2. Impact of Employee Engagement Platforms in driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Index
  • Encouraging open communication via an interactive platform
  • Encouraging active participation in various virtual wellness challenges
  • Seeking anonymous Employee Feedback through Pulse Surveys
  • Track and analyze the pattern of recognition
Industry report insights on impact of employee engagement programs on D&I Fig: Showcasing the impact of employee engagement programs on D&I

3. Organizations that support equal recognition irrespective of gender, age, race, disability, religion

Index
  • Yes
  • No
Industry report insights on organizations that support equal recognition Fig: Highlighting the organizations that support equal recognition

4. Employee Recognition builds a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Index
  • Interactive and visible recognition
  • Timely/Agile recognition
  • 360-degree recognition
  • Insightful and data-driven analytics
Industry report insights on impact of recognition on diversity and inclusion Fig: Data representing the impact of recognition on diversity and inclusion

5. Best Recognition initiatives adopted by Organizations to Retain Diverse and Inclusive Talents

Index
  • Tracking employee performance and recognizing them duly
  • Implementing Hybrid workplace culture / flexible work pattern
  • Conducting segmented engagement pulse surveys and implementing the suggestions
  • Sentiment Analysis tool for communication to prevent workplace bullying
Industry report insights on Employee recognition practices that retain diverse and inclusive talents Fig: Employee recognition practices that retain diverse and inclusive talents
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