Diversity at Work - Managing Cultural Differences and Avoiding Racism

Description

Recent events in New Zealand have sparked concern around the dangers of casual racism.

Effects of subtle discrimination can be even worse than overt discrimination.

In this webinar, find out how to improve understanding of different cultures in your workplace. Create a culture of inclusivity for greater productivity and improved staff relationships.

Discover how to reduce the risk of casual racism, and unlawful discrimination. Reduce the impact of unconscious biases that can lead to subtle discrimination and result in harmful decisions.

Learn about the different stages of settlement to help you retain migrants for business success.

We will consider how to improve staff relationships and improve diversity within your business by:

  • Understanding what is cultural diversity
  • Managing challenges of cultural diversity
  • Identifying stages of settlement and how migrant workers cope with change
  • Finding out how to help settle migrants
  • Reducing the risk of casual racism and unlawful discrimination under human rights legislation
  • Responding to everyday ‘isms’
  • Managing personal unconscious biases, including around cultural biases
  • Reducing the impact of unconscious biases in your workplace

This webinar will empower you and your managers to ensure that you manage cultural diversity and reduce the risk of casual racism in your workplace.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Participants who attend this webinar will gain:

  • knowledge of how to reduce the risk of casual racism, unlawful and subtle discrimination, and unconscious biases in your workplace
  • understanding of how to reduce personal unconscious biases for better decision-making
  • confidence that they are managing cultural differences and assisting migrants for business success

SUITED TO

Business Owners, CEOs, Managers, Human Resource Professionals, Team Leaders, and Recruitment Consultants.

This webinar is designed for anyone who recruits, employs or manages staff across every profession and industry, who wants to: promote diversity and inclusion; reduce the risk of casual racism and unlawful discrimination; and manage the impact of unconscious biases in decision-making.

PRESENTER

Julia Shallcrass, Lawyer & Director of KiwiBoss Limited

1.5 CPD Hours

  • Jun 05
    Wed, 2:30 PM NZST - 4:00 PM NZST Online
    • $210.00 excl. GST

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One-connection-one-fee

Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.

Recordings

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Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com to confirm eligibility.