Racial bias and discrimination continue to impact negatively on the working lives of people from a BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) background. This course looks at the nature of ‘modern racism’ and sets out key actions for leaders, HR departments and Learning and Development teams to take to address the issue.
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Modern racism is far more subtle, it's indirect, it's oblique.
60% of black people, 42% of Asian people in the United Kingdom have experienced racism at work.
There is a clear relationship between unconscious bias, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination.
It's essential to create a climate in which people can discuss race openly and honestly.
Create the climate for change and make your actions match your words.
Take positive action to counteract the effect of past and present discrimination.
Engage with your minority network groups and recognise that they are a valuable source of information.