CHAPTER 11

Aligning with Gender and Diversity

In addition to considering factors such as the generations of workers and their needs throughout their life course, as discussed in the previous chapter, organizations are well served to consider diversity and gender in their approach to work-life supports. This chapter explores these connections and recommends ways that work-life supports can be implemented with diversity and gender concerns in mind.

THE BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY

Organizations that focus on diversity in hiring, in training, or in other programs for inclusiveness are generally seeking to tap the talents of all their employees and to ensure their business benefits from these multiple contributions. Diversity is a core value in many organizations. ...

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