Implementing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management in Organizational Change Initiatives is an indispensable reference source that provides an interdisciplinary perspective of how issues and challenges pertaining to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management (DEIB) affect organizational performance. Additionally, there has been a fundamental shift in the importance of DEIB initiatives in organizations. Further, as leaders navigate change management, they must ask themselves critical questions: what went right, wrong, and what can be improved? Leaders must encourage stakeholders’ to openly share their experiences when DEIB issues arise. Leaders may find challenges engaging stakeholders’ due to a myriad of concerns yet must institutionalize, implement, execute, and review DEIB initiatives to ensure organizations are safe, inclusive, and productive. Likewise, leaders must recognize that stakeholder engagement is valuable, not an obstacle when trying to alleviate challenges in change management initiatives. Through well-organized change management development, DEIB issues are dismantled. The ability of leaders to provide DEIB solutions is critical for creating an organizational culture of equity, equality, belonging, inclusion, and shared responsibility. This text highlights research on topics such as diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB), change management, collaborative leadership, DEIB leadership, organizational development, organizational leadership, strategic management, shared leadership, and stakeholder development.
Implementing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management in Organizational Change Initiatives
© 2022, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited.
El-Amin, A. (2022). “Preface" In Implementing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management in Organizational Change Initiatives, xviii-xxvi. Abeni El-Amin, ed. IGI Global.