3 Ways to Address The Free Rider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion


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By Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey Diversity & Inclusion I Broadcaster I Speaker I Protagonist, Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey Diversity, and Inclusion I Broadcaster I Speaker I Protagonist. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

There’s a massive issue with free riding when it comes to Diversity and Inclusion

Some people do the hard work and others benefit for free

Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about 3 Ways to Address The Freerider Problem of Diversity & Inclusion

This is the second in a two-part series about unearned benefits

Last week we spoke about a career short cut that is devastating for inclusion if you haven’t already, make sure you check out that show

This week we’re talking about free riding but in a way you probably haven’t considered before.

In today’s show we discuss several things including:

  • An economic approach you haven’t considered
  • Why shared interests are so important to Inclusion
  • How to avoid a transactional approach to Inclusion and much more

Here’s some of what we discuss on the show:

Inclusion has features of a public good

“During my conversation with Zoe, it felt as if Zoe was thinking about Inclusion as a public good”

Inclusion has free riders

“Other people in the organisation would receive unearned benefits as a result of your actions you couldn’t stop them.”

Employee resource groups may be part of the solution

we think of employee resource groups as an important part of the solution to the three biggest problems that organisations experience on their inclusion journey. People, Potential, Performance”


A Career Shortcut that Devastates Inclusion

The Free Rider Problem

Freed Rider Problem Investopedia

A Solution To The 3 Biggest Problems Found In Organisations Trying To Become More Inclusive

3 Reasons Why Employee Resource Groups Are Like Websites In The Year 2000

The 3 Types Of Employee Resource Group You Need to Understand To Create Inclusion

How Employee Resource Groups Can Save You Millions A Step-By-Step Guide For Inclusion [Interview with David Clark]

Dr Jonathan’s PhD Thesis

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