What gets measured gets done: Using metrics to support diversity

By Susan Black
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/16/2002

Building a diverse workforce can be a daunting task.

Conceptually, diversity is pretty easy to understand — what it is and what it means to an organization. Turning that concept into reality is a different matter altogether.

But by creating diversity metrics organizations can set firm targets to track the progress of women and other demographic groups, translating diversity aspirations into a work environment where every employee can contribute and has the opportunity to advance.