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Companies Must Set Diversity Goals

May 28, 2008
While many people think diversity in the workplace is a numbers game—think headcounts and quotas—the truth is measuring diversity involves more than simple math. This series focuses on how one major Midwestern city, despite being beset with economic issues, is dealing with the issue of workforce diversity. Detroit’s experience can bee seen as an example for other metropolitan areas.
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10 Leaders in Detroit's Diversity Efforts

May 23, 2008
Here are 10 examples of the Detroit region’s diversity champions and mentors. It is by no means a complete list, but it highlights the work at a variety of organizations, big and small.
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Detroit Diversity Survey

May 23, 2008
According to the 2006 Diversity Survey by the American Society of Employers, 22 percent of the 113 Detroit-area companies that were surveyed report having a formal diversity policy in place.
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The Future of Diversity Changing Focus, Practices Can Create New Business

May 23, 2008
In 2004, the U.S. Census Bureau projected that by midcentury the U.S. population would be 50 percent nonwhite. For many Detroit companies, the report crystallized what they were already starting to understand—diversity is the future. This series focuses on how one major Midwestern city, despite being beset with economic issues, is dealing with the issue of workforce diversity. Detroit’s experience can bee seen as an example for other metropolitan areas.
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