The policies designed to promote the inclusion of the diverse profiles of the employees, as well as the work/life balance and conciliation programs; work in favour of achieving common personal as well as corporate objectives. The objective is the efficiency of times, optimisation of resources and efficacy of organisational process in general. A very valuable contribution, which can only be enriched by bringing together the diverse points of view, multiple options and creative solutions which peoples form different cultures, competence and demographic profiles.
The research carried out by the EIMD in 2003 reveal that 83% of companies in Europe and the United States and 36% of companies operating in Spain, measure the benefits of Work/Life and Conciliation policies contribute to corporate results.
The outstanding report elaborated by the CSES, Centre for Strategy and Evaluation Services by request of the European Union, is a reference document for decision makers in the area of measuring Diversity and Conciliation practices.
Cost & Benefits of Diversity
The evolution of Diversity policies are easily measured at qualitative level through employee survey and climate research which companies carry out periodically. At quantitative level the actions designed to include diversities can be measured by identifying indicators to determine the quantified objective the program aims to achieve.
System applied to measurement
Measurement Model, Author: Elena de Graat