Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue If you work in a big company or office, chances are you've gone through diversity training: workshops, recruitment programs, outreach projects. It's supposed to make things better -- so why do so many hate it so much?
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Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

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Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

Explosion of Diversity Training Leads to Fatigue

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If you work in a big company or office, chances are you've gone through diversity training: workshops, recruitment programs, outreach projects. It's supposed to make things better, but many people dread it. Guests look at diversity fatigue — why it happens and what can be done.

Guests:

Sharon Rosenhause, chair of the American Society of Newspaper Editors' Diversity Committee; managing editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Stephen Young, founder and senior partner of Insight Education Systems, a management consulting firm specializing in diversity leadership and organizational development services

Julianne Malveaux, economist and president and CEO of Last Word Productions, a multimedia production company