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Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Glossary Term: Inclusion

Definition:

From the Conference Board of Canada Report on Diversity: Priorities, Practices and Performance in Canadian Organizations: "Inclusion is an attribute of organizational culture characterized by a demonstrated commitment to diversity. In an inclusive organization, all employees' contributions are valued, recognized and rewarded. Inclusiveness also refers to the extent to which an organization fosters interaction, communication, knowledge-sharing and decision-making. An organization with an inclusive culture distributes accountability and responsibility for diversity across all employees and organizational levels."

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