Inclusive offices foster productivity

A leading diversity expert has warned that exclusion of minorities within the workplace can have an impact on their self-confidence and creativity, as his new book explores the relationship between race and wellbeing in the workplace.

Free to Soar: Race & Wellbeing in Organisations explores the connection between minorities’ exclusion in the workplace and the impact on their emotional state and performance. Edited by Professor Binna Kandola, the book is a collection of discussions by business psychologists on how wellbeing and workplace performance are fundamentally linked.

“The book tells us about the importance of having an organisation which enables us to express as much of our identity as possible, because hiding our identities has consequences, and those are in terms of our well-being” Kandola told Eastern Eye…

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