Diversity Awareness: Use these sample phrases to craft meaningful performance evaluations, drive change and motivate your workforce.

Diversity Awareness is the understanding that people are different and unique in their particular way and respecting their uniqueness.

Diversity Awareness: Exceeds Expectations Phrases

  • Leads in promoting inclusion and diversity and is always results-oriented
  • Demonstrates technical mastery of diversity issues and sets universally acceptable goals
  • Possesses the ability to create a common vision and works hand in hand with everyone when implementing programs
  • Dedicates more than enough resources for supporting diversity and always communicates the value of diversity
  • Treats everyone the way they wish to be treated and never alienates others
  • Leads in driving positive change and is seen as the spokesperson to promote diversity issues and concerns of others
  • Leads in promoting professional development courses and forums that enhance diversity
  • Implements exceptional strategies for attracting a fully diverse pool of applicants for vacant positions
  • Always discourages any form of harassment, bullying, and abrasive behavior and leads in promoting team building activities
  • Possesses exceptional understanding of the perspectives of others and demonstrates mutual respect, equity, and fairness

Diversity Awareness: Meets Expectations Phrases

  • Encourages the management to address acts of discrimination, bias and prejudice
  • Promotes basic awareness and skills training focused on the major principles of diversity
  • Participates in events that are diversity-related and makes efforts to promote them
  • Shows willingness to promote the implementation of new diversity initiatives
  • Often assesses whether the current procedures, practices, and policies are diverse
  • Shows willingness to embrace people from diverse backgrounds and avoids alienating others
  • Avoids making jokes that may be offensive to others and remains respectful to everyone
  • Often welcomes and considers the ideas and views of other people
  • Shows willingness to accept feedback, learn, and listen to concerns of others
  • Encourages the implementation of strategies that attract a more diverse pool of applicants for vacant positions

Diversity Awareness: Needs Improvement Phrases

  • Shows unwillingness to promote the implementation of new diversity initiatives
  • Does little to discourages harassment, bullying, and abrasive behavior and lags behind in promoting team building activities
  • Dedicates little resources for supporting diversity and hardly communicates the value of diversity
  • Often makes jokes that are offensive to others and is disrespectful to people with diverse views
  • Hardly bothers to assess whether the current procedures, practices, and policies are diverse
  • Shows little willingness to accept feedback, learn, and listen to concerns of others
  • Makes little efforts to promote professional development courses and forums that enhance diversity
  • Rarely participates in events that are diversity-related and makes little efforts to promote them
  • Lags behind in driving positive change and is never seen as a person who can promote diversity issues of others
  • Possesses little understanding of the perspectives of others and does not bother to make improvements

Diversity Awareness: Self Evaluation Questions

  • What efforts are you making to promote professional development courses and forums that enhance diversity?
  • What have you done to increase your understanding of the perspectives of others?
  • What have you done to encourage the implementation of strategies that attract diverse applicants for vacant positions?
  • Have you participated in events that are diversity-related and what efforts are you making to promote them?
  • What are you doing to be seen as a person who can address diversity concerns of other people?
  • What efforts are you making to assess whether the current procedures, practices, and policies are diverse?
  • What are some of the things you are doing to discourage harassment and bullying of people with diverse views?
  • Can you think of a situation where you failed to accept diverse views? How did you correct the situation?
  • What efforts are you making to welcome and consider the ideas and views of other people?
  • Have you ever made a joke that offended the beliefs of someone else and how did you rectify the situation?