With heightened tensions surrounding political, racial and other issues, many employers have become conditioned to avoid sensitive topics in the workplace -- even creating policies that outright ban such conversations. But is this the right approach? Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management, joins the podcast to advocate for discussions rather than debates, and why building an environment where healthy conversations can take place is key for modern workplaces.
Camille Lloyd is the Director of the Gallup Center on Black Voices. Follow her at @policyresrchbuf
Dr. Ella F. Washington is the CEO of Ellavate Solutions and a Professor of Practice at Georgetown McDonough School of Business. Follow her at @EllaFWashington
Learn more about the Gallup Center on Black Voices at gallup.com.