Employment Equity (EE) is a topic that affects our society and needs to be addressed with the seriousness it requires. The responsibility cannot be delegated away from senior management for some very good reasons.
Modern organisations tend to deal with Employment Equity in 3 different ways:
Needless to say, option 3 is the only approach that will deliver the benefits that Employment Equity was intended to create. So why does it so often go wrong? And why are the best strategic intentions rarely translated into operational practise?
In many cases this is due to senior management not fully understanding the topic and the challenges faced by operational management in implementing a sustainable EE program that will work for everyone and satisfy the applicable legislation.
The solution is to expose senior management to Employment Equity training. However, this is easier said than done and places additional burdens on senior management whose time is already stretched to the limit.
So, there needs to be good reason to suggest this. In fact, there are 10 good reasons why senior management should consider exposing themselves to EE training benefits:
Any organisation wishing to avoid the risk and staying proactive with their Employment Equity programme needs competent guidance. Contact us for an executive session of 3 hours with your senior team, so that we can assist you in achieving the maximum benefit.
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