Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees
Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
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Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to building a more inclusive workplace. Dr. Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn shows you how to get started. She begins with important terminology and breaks down the model minority myth.
Dr. Blackburn explains why lived experiences matter in the workplace and goes over several issues that impact Asian employees at work. She points out that the Asian community is not a monolith and discusses ways to build a more meaningfully inclusive workplace culture. Dr. Blackburn covers several steps you can take to support Asian employees, such as making space for discussion and speaking up against bias. She concludes by describing how everyone has a role to play in creating inclusive workplace environments.
This course yields continuing education units/professional development credit for the Society for Human Resource Management, the HR Certification Institute and the Project Management Institute. Click the link to the course for more information.
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