Decolonising the Workplace

In this week's podcast Leyla talks about decolonising the workplace, why this needs to be done and how you can do it. Continue Reading Decolonising the Workplace

Welcome to the 241st episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. This month’s podcast series is all about decolonisation. Today I am talking about decolonising the workplace. 

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In today’s show on Decolonising the Workplace

  • The apparent fatigue surrounding discussions on racial equity. [02:33]
  • Businesses during the colonial era. [03:04]
  • Strategies for decolonising the workplace. [05:02]
  • The importance of evaluating policies and ensuring flexibility. [12:48]
  • Reasons why decolonisation cannot be achieved overnight. [15:13]

Quotes on Decolonising the Workplace

  • Decolonisation is about moving from a culture of white-dominant norms, colonial structures and denial to make space for others.
  • As a society, we need to think about decolonization as a whole and what we can do about it.
  • Research the history of your organisation so you know what the truth is.
  • As the phrase goes: follow the money.
  • Don’t make people have to explain themselves when they need time off for a specific event.

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