Mosaic empowers organizations to leverage diversity and inclusion as a competitive advantage.
We want to thank Karl Neumaier for his ongoing support of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the Tulsa community. In his position as Chief Operating Officer for Hilti North America, Karl is a key Mosaic partner who was instrumental in hosting more than 40 Tulsa community leaders for the Men Advocating Real Change (MARC) < more >
At the Mosaic monthly meeting held on Jan. 21, our guest speaker Silvia Sequeria of Hilti North America discussed strategies for implementing DEI initiatives in the workplace. < more >
Mosaic’s annual Inclusive Workplace Cultures survey provides benchmark data for companies and organizations to gauge their strengths, opportunities and challenges. For those with exceptional diversity and inclusion practices, Mosaic awards the Top Inclusive Workplace Culture recognition. The five key metrics provide a general rubric for scoring survey responses, with recognition given at the three, four < more >
Please take a few minutes to review the Inclusive Workplace Culture Survey Preview. Let us know if you have any feedback and we will incorporate changes for the official survey, which will go live June 1st. Please share this with your colleagues and make sure you have identified who in your company will be completing the survey. < more >
The Tulsa Regional Chamber announced the appointment of Kuma Roberts as the interim executive director of its Mosaic and workforce efforts. Roberts previously served as the Chamber’s program manager for education. In that capacity, Roberts drove engagement between the Tulsa business community and area school districts. In the interim role, Roberts will direct the Chamber’s < more >
Mosaic was featured in the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executive’s fall publication, Chamber Executive. Article is below. Chamber Executive Fall 2016 Reshaping Tulsa’s Mosaic By Hannah Nequist The need for better understanding on diversity and inclusion issues is nothing new. It’s nothing new in my community, and it’s certainly nothing new for other < more >
Macy’s believes that different perspectives are important to our company, and we benefit greatly from the individual strengths of each associate. We support this belief in our recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting opportunities. With stores and fulfillment centers located in the most diver se markets in the nation, it’s essential to have a strategic plan < more >
Many people ask me, “What is the benefit of increasing the diversity in your suppliers?” Is it just another way of giving people a handout? In fact, there is a proven business case for a diverse supply chain.
Much like the argument for a diverse workforce, the business case for establishing programs that source minority and women-owned suppliers is that it’s good for my company’s bottom line. Market share among Hispanic, African American, Asian and LGBT populations continues to grow, changing the market for most organizations. According to Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), 46 percent of the U.S. population will be…
As a business leadership organization, the Chamber values community as both a key driver and indicator of the Tulsa region’s quality of life. If we at the Chamber are to improve that quality of life through increased economic prosperity, developing a strong sense of community then becomes a strategic priority. Furthermore, if we are to develop and enhance that sense of community, we must find ways to champion the inclusion of all in propelling our region forward. Community outreach looks very different from organization to organization, but the consistent theme is a public, visible support of diverse groups < more >
“If you don’t intentionally include, you’ll unintentionally exclude.”
At a Mosaic-sponsored workshop for Tulsa HR professionals last fall, nationally recognized inclusivity expert Joe Gerstandt made this potent observation. Companies must act willfully and intentionally to enjoy the benefits of a more diverse, inclusive workplace. To ensure organizational-wide participation and buy-in, that intent must begin in the executive office. Tulsa is fortunate to have a number of senior executives personally committed to championing inclusivity. < more >