The articles below highlight the importance of acknowledging changing workplaces with people from different faith backgrounds and cultures. Ways of how organizations or a society in general can or are working towards creating a more inclusive and respectful environment.
A young priestess who has made it her mission to teach and preserve the Orisha and Ifa spiritual practices, which are indigenous to the Yoruba people of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Togo and Benin. Through social media and using everyday language, Omitonade Ifawemimo has found acceptance for being approachable and willing to demystify and interpret the tenets of traditional Yoruba religion.
When companies are becoming increasingly diverse, this HBR article reviews what a company can do to better address it.
These articles explore on ways for organizations can create an inclusive workplace and what can be done to create a culture of respect and sensitivity for people from other faith backgrounds.
Religious discrimination claims in the US have doubled since 2001. Should businesses take more steps to ensure every employee feels valued?
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University documents the religious diversity of the United States, with particular attention to the Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and other minority traditions.
The latest Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey on religion finds that a majority of organizational leaders foster a secular work environment even when employees practice a variety of religions.
The October 2008 report, Religion and Corporate Culture: Accommodating Religious Diversity in the Workplace: A Survey Report by the Society for Human Resource Management