This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. “Diversity fatigue” is a phenomenon that has garnered increased attention in recent years, particularly within academic and corporate settings. A research study by Jessi L. Smith and her colleagues defined diversity fatigue as “variation in the extent to which someone experiences a … Continue reading The Impact of Diversity Fatigue and How to Combat It
This blog is based on the original journal article in the Public Relations Journal. There is a saying that asserts this: “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” The message here is that you cannot really know whether you are successful in your efforts – whatever they may be – unless success is defined, tracked, and measured. The … Continue reading A Data – Driven Approach to Improving Diversity & Inclusion : Examining PRSA’s Efforts to Measure Perception
This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion “I think sometimes there’s a frustration for women of color… because you feel you are not seen, you are not heard, you can’t speak into issues. You are always just informed of decisions and things that are made without any real thought … Continue reading Building a Culture of Inclusion: Women of Color and Diversity Management in Public Relations
In partnership with PR NEWS, “Lessons Earned” is a series featuring IPR affiliates sharing a difficult lesson. One thing that attracted me to PR was how it required the best practitioners to bring a variety of skills to their work. I chose to study PR in college more than 35 years ago, because it took … Continue reading Lessons Earned: Never Hold Back from Giving Your Fullest Self
This summary is provided by the IPR Street Team based on the original journal article in the Journal of Public Relations Education by Dr. Nilanjana Bardhan and Dr. Karla Gower Summary Dr. Bardhan and Dr. Gower explored the role of leaders in bringing about change and how the success of diversity and inclusion efforts are correlated … Continue reading Student and Faculty/Educator Views on Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations
The field of public relation has been criticized for failing to address diversity in education and practice.
The study by Weber Shandwick, United Minds, and KRC Research also features the opinions of Chief Diversity Officers as well as guidelines for success. Chief Diversity Officers state diversity and inclusion initiatives result in higher revenue and a greater reputation, according to a study conducted by Weber Shandwick in partnership with United Minds and KRC … Continue reading New Study Finds Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Improve the Reputation and Revenue of a Company