CORRECTING and REPLACING New Book Defines Leadership Model Required to
Manage the Inversion of Power within the Workplace
Creation of “Inclusive” Workplace Key To Future Business Success
MINNEAPOLIS -- March 17, 2014
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NEW BOOK DEFINES LEADERSHIP MODEL REQUIRED TO MANAGE THE INVERSION OF POWER
WITHIN THE WORKPLACE
Creation of “Inclusive” Workplace Key to Future Business Success
In her latest book “Becoming an Inclusive Leader: How To Navigate The 21^st
Century Global Workforce” available on Amazon.com which released today,
Shirley Engelmeier discusses the inversion of power within today’s global
workforce which has created an urgent need for a new leadership style.
Inclusive leadership, which seeks and integrates the input of key
stakeholders, provides a culture to meet the needs of this new workforce.
Leaders will find that their workforce is more engaged, productive and loyal
when their voices are considered in decisions. Diversity of thought and
experiences are also cornerstones of successful innovation and market
“Leadership for the increasingly participative workforce must accommodate the
diverse views and voices of a changing workforce, particularly Gen Y,” said
Engelmeier. “Today’s workforce thrives on being included; employees actively
seek out opportunities to make input.”
The book provides a roadmap for business leaders to adopt the traits, tools,
and behaviors that will drive improved business results, productivity and
retention. It also offers experience and insights from Fortune 500 companies
such as Walmart, FedEx Office, Cisco, Kraft and Sodexo on the most effective
way to manage the new, diverse workforce.
According to Engelmeier, Inclusive Leadership must supplant the pervasive
top-down, hierarchical management style that’s dominated the workplace for
well over 100 years, actually prevalent in corporations since the Industrial
“In today’s knowledge-based, Social Media-empowering setting, leaders need to
be open to the insights, vantage points and opinions of their diverse employee
population in order to remain competitive,” said Engelmeier.
ABOUT SHIRLEY ENGELMEIER
Shirley Engelmeier is the Founder and CEO of InclusionINC and author of
“Inclusion: The New Competitive Business Advantage” (2012)and“Becoming an
Inclusive Leader” (2014). For over two decades, she has advised Fortune 500
companies on creating inclusive, high performance leaders and enterprises. She
is a pioneer around inclusive workplace initiatives that improve business
results through higher employee engagement, productivity and innovation.
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