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Diverse and thrive

16may13:3014:45Diverse and thrivehow building more inclusive organisations can improve delivery13:30 - 14:45 View in my time Event Organized ByGlobal Government Forum

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Diverse teams are now acknowledged to be critical in creating organisations that are innovative and responsive at a time of changing needs. Many government organisations have set targets to increase the diversity of their workforce across gender, ethnicity, disability, and cognitive diversity, and the US government’s Office of Personnel Management has highlighted how diversity leads to greater innovation in government, as employees from varied backgrounds bringing different perspectives, ideas and solutions to the workplace that result in new products and services.

This session will look at how governments can harness such insights, looking at how they can recruit and retain a more diverse workforce, and how they can create policymaking and delivery structures to harness these insights.

The session will cover:

  • How to recruit to create diverse teams
  • How to create policymaking structures that harness the insight of employees from different backgrounds
  • How to create systems that allow for ideas from officials throughout public sector organisations to be brought forward and developed


(Tuesday) 13:30 - 14:45 View in my time


Global Government Forum

Global Government Forum exists to help leaders across national public sector organisations to learn from the work of their peers overseas, and to build links with fellow civil servants in other countries. We help people identify the tools and innovations to overcome the challenges they face, and provide an environment where they can exchange ideas about what works – and what doesn’t. Our webinars bring together public servants to dive into policy areas and share ideas on how governments can tackle some of the biggest challenges of the 21st century.

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