The Brimful Life with Beth Ridley

Aligning D&I to Business Strategy with Grady Crosby

June 19, 2020 Beth Ridley Season 2 Episode 26
The Brimful Life with Beth Ridley
Aligning D&I to Business Strategy with Grady Crosby
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The Brimful Life with Beth Ridley
Aligning D&I to Business Strategy with Grady Crosby
Jun 19, 2020 Season 2 Episode 26
Beth Ridley

In the second of four episodes with Milwaukee-area diversity and inclusion leaders, Ridley I speak with Grady Crosby, chief diversity officer at Johnson Controls. Our conversation touches on how to align D&I efforts a businesses strategy, measuring the results of those efforts and celebrating successes along the way.

Crosby said the number one thing employees can do at Johnson Controls is solve problems for customers. As a result the company needs to have thought diversity and a diversity of people to be able to offer a range of choices to customers

“It’s important because it actually speaks to our sustainability as a viable business concern, unless we’re able to provide solutions that customers need, we won’t be relevant,” Crosby said. “The only way we provide those solutions is having access to the broadest array of though and that means we have to be attractive to talent markets that are out there.”




Show Notes

In the second of four episodes with Milwaukee-area diversity and inclusion leaders, Ridley I speak with Grady Crosby, chief diversity officer at Johnson Controls. Our conversation touches on how to align D&I efforts a businesses strategy, measuring the results of those efforts and celebrating successes along the way.

Crosby said the number one thing employees can do at Johnson Controls is solve problems for customers. As a result the company needs to have thought diversity and a diversity of people to be able to offer a range of choices to customers

“It’s important because it actually speaks to our sustainability as a viable business concern, unless we’re able to provide solutions that customers need, we won’t be relevant,” Crosby said. “The only way we provide those solutions is having access to the broadest array of though and that means we have to be attractive to talent markets that are out there.”