Why Diversity Atlas

Diversity Atlas is the only tool of its kind in the world. Enabling the measurement of a range of diversity factors, Diversity Atlas generates data, insights, analytics and more to help organisations achieve a variety of goals.

Use Diversity Atlas to unlock the power of diversity

Studies show that when managed properly, diversity can foster creativity, enhance inclusion, and improve productivity. Research however also shows that if not managed, increasing diversity can have negative impact on team performance, create employee disengagement and loss of business opportunities. By gaining data against the three pillars of cultural diversity, languages, religion/worldviews and country of birth, Diversity Atlas provides organisations with insights and unlocks new business opportunities.

1. ?

Measuring cultural diversity will enable your organisation to develop effective strategies for recruitment, inclusion, engagement based on your specific diversity makeup. By measuring diversity a diversity baseline is established, enabling you to track changes to diversity across time, and to evaluate the impact of your strategies.

Use Diversity Atlas to measure the following:

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Your overall diversity

How diverse is your organistion, and in what way? Survey factors such as gender, age, ethnicity, language, religion, disability, education and more. Generate a comprehensive data profile, along with a unique weighted cultural diversity index, which you can use to track changes to diversity over time.

The diversity gap

Once data is collected, understand your diversity gap. The diversity gap analysis takes many forms, depending on your needs. For example, compare the difference between your diversity profile, and that of the community, client or customer base. What are the overlaps, and what are the gaps? Use these insights to shape recruitment, and engagement. What about the diversity gap between levels of influence within the organisation, ie between the leadership, middle management, and entry level staff?

Diversity participation

Who is participating in your programs, and who is missing out? Diversity Atlas can be used internally, for workforce measurement, or externally, as a community data measurement tool. (Want to learn more? Check out “Diversity Atlas for community organisations”)

 

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2. agile

Diversity Agile the new approach enabling organisations to transact and thrive in diverse, complex and evolving environments Based on the pillars of diversity, mutuality and inclusion, the Diversity Agile approach in conjunction with Diversity Atlas provides organisations with a strategic and action-focussed roadmap to leveraging the benefits of a highly diverse workforce.

Diversity: The range of attributes that people possess, such as gender, cultural background, sexual orientation, age, ability, education, occupation and diversity of thought.

Mutuality: The extent to which the diversity of your organisation reflects the diversity of your clients, customer base or the community.

Inclusion: What an organisation does to give all team members fair and equitable opportunities, and to engage and empower.

3. difference

Diversity Atlas is informed by the latest thinking in culture, diversity and inclusion. It is developed by an award winning cultural enterprise using an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on experts in computer science and mathematics, cultural anthropology, cultural studies, comparative religion and more.

It is the only tool in the world that measures cultural diversity, via a weighted cultural diversity index. (Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ).

The Key Facts Function generates instant insights into diversity that take an intersectional approach, allowing you to uncover trends in diversity by generation, age, gender, ability, and country of birth. The Compare function enables you to compare how representative your workforce is to the community, and compare your progress over time. Its content and functionality are regularly reviewed and updated, ensuring that the product is up to date with the latest academic and industry trends.

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