Talent Management and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Private-Sector Organizations
Feb 23, 2023
Researchers conduct a qualitative literature review and interviews with subject-matter experts to identify the Department of the Air Force's (DAF's) existing and planned efforts to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in its workforce. The report offers a snapshot of 2021 DEI efforts, highlighting potential strengths and limitations. Recommendations focus on better evaluation and ways to sustain proactive DEI efforts across the DAF.
Qualitative Review of Programs, Practices, and Partnerships
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To support the Department of the Air Force's (DAF's) goal of improving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in its workforce, researchers conducted a qualitative literature review and interviews with subject-matter experts to identify the DAF's existing and planned DEI efforts. This report offers a snapshot of DAF's 2021 DEI efforts, highlighting potential gaps and limitations in several enlisted and officer career fields and across recruiting and accession sources. Recommendations focus on better evaluation and ways to sustain proactive DEI efforts across the DAF.
The research reported here was commissioned by DAF-A1 and conducted within the Workforce, Development, and Health Program of RAND Project AIR FORCE.
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