INdivisible videos, podcasts and articles


Best Sellers: New Books on Race and Diversity in the workplace (Leading Diversity @ Wharton)

Alison and Rebekah share key ideas from INdivisible in this conversation with Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts, editor of Race, Work and Leadership and Dr. Stephanie Creary, Assistant professor of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

An Ambitious New Approach to Inclusion, a conversation presented by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Read more about the CMI event here


Game of Teams, How To Radically rethink Inclusion For Sustainable Business Results with Alison Maitland and Rebekah Steele

April 1, 2022: This episode put simply explores the idea of radically rethinking inclusion for sustainable business results. Alison and Rebekah make the case that inclusion is a business driver and offers so much more to organizations who can connect the demands of a widening stakeholder base as well as in advancing solutions to the many systemic challenges society faces.

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion: Radically Rethinking Inclusion: A bold new approach to succeeding together

March 24, 2021: Presented as part of the Workplace Revolution Conference, this podcast features Rebekah and Alison in conversation with Ben Rue about the “INdivisible approach” as a way to radically rethink “feel good” inclusion initiatives.

Futurized podcast: The Future of Inclusion and Diversity in Business

September 1, 2020: Futurist Trond Arne Undheim interviews Alison and Rebekah about why both inclusion and diversity, separately and together matter to the bottom line, what approaches deliver results that matter, metrics, where we go from here, and more.

The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emerging future of work, markets, business and society.

Off The Shelf: Alison Maitland on the new book INdivisible: Radically rethinking inclusion for sustainable business results

April 2, 2020: In this podcast, Alison discusses how a holistic and systematic approach to inclusion has the potential to harness our “collective superpower” – a timely and powerful message amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Off the Shelf is a book discussion podcast series brought to you by The Conference Board. Each 30-min episode allows listeners to hear from authors of recently released books that focus on timely and relevant topics related to business management, human capital strategy, finance, the economy, policy or governance.

Author articles

Is one word diluting your DEI vision and results? by Rebekah

March 23, 2021: Your organization’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement is an important part of promoting a shared vision and commitment. Beyond communicating intentions, well-crafted declarations can help focus DEI strategies, decisions, actions, and responsibilities to generate meaningful outcomes. They can also inform how you’ll measure success. But one word routinely dilutes many DEI commitments and impedes change: Feel.

From Zero-Sum to Everyone: How Exceptional DEI Strategies Leave No One Out by Rebekah

February 10, 2021: To make the most of the “collective superpower” of diversity, as Alison Maitland and I describe in INdivisible, we must ensure that each multifaceted person can thrive, reach potential, and fully contribute to shared goals. Simply, progressive DEI strategies must engage everyone without leaving anyone out. The challenge is how we do this.

Three Ways to Navigate Political Divides at Work by Rebekah

October 7, 2020: As DEI leaders we can help employees in our organizations work across their differences with a commitment to measured, fact-based conversation and an active focus on what binds us, rather than divides.

Inclusion in the new era of work by Alison

September 13, 2020: How can leaders and managers take inclusive action to get the best from all their people in this fast-changing environment?

Systemic inequities need radical responses by Alison

July 13, 2020: The economic crisis caused by the global pandemic risks reinforcing inequalities around the world. What needs to be done to prevent this and to stop the pockets of progress of recent decades from being reversed?

Three Lessons from the Crisis to Build Inclusion at Work by Alison

July 9, 2020: Now more than ever, organizations and societies must focus on inclusiveness to help us recover from the Covid-19 crisis. [Also available in Spanish]

Three pandemic lessons to make organisations more human by Alison

April 22, 2020: The Covid-19 crisis has turned our world upside down. We can no longer rely on things we took for granted. We are being forced to adjust fast and use all our creativity and resourcefulness.

The Power of Everyone: Why the Work Revolution Demands a Fresh Focus on Inclusion by Alison

February 13, 2020: Most companies say they want an inclusive culture that values difference, but many struggle to achieve this. With illustrative examples, this chapter describes a comprehensive new approach for organizations to build inclusion internally and externally, to achieve better results for business and society.

To drive inclusion inside your company, engage with the world outside – by Rebekah and Alison

January 15, 2019: Because companies are part of society, an inclusion strategy falls short if it does not extend beyond organizational boundaries.

If you think you’re doing a good job of measuring inclusion, think again – by Alison and Rebekah

October 24, 2018: Companies need to address the whole of inclusion – feelings, actions, and organizational factors – to know what they need to do differently to face the business challenges ahead.