Building Inclusive Leaders

About the 360 ILC

The 360 Inclusive Leadership Compass (360 ILC) is a multi-rater feedback tool that measures Inclusive Leadership effectiveness and identifies everyday actions to support behavioral change.

Grounded in our extensively researched Inclusive Leadership Compass framework, the 360 ILC offers a new and powerful individualized learning experience for leaders. The 360 ILC can be combined with our other solutions for frontline managers and individual contributors, providing a whole-of-organization approach to developing inclusive capability.

Why build Inclusive Leadership capability?

It is now widely accepted that an inclusive culture is critical for thriving teams, organizations, and societies. Achieving this goal requires leaders who role model inclusion. But research shows that:

When it comes to Inclusive Leadership, many leaders are unclear of the behaviors that matter.

While the language of “Inclusive Leadership” is now widely used, its meaning is less well understood, with many leaders not confident in their understanding of the day-to-day behaviors that are important.

Many leaders aren’t good at judging how inclusive they are - particularly those less capable.

Only 1/3 of leaders accurately judge their inclusive capability, with the least inclusive leaders more likely to overestimate their effectiveness.

“To create and sustain a culture of inclusion, leaders must have a shared awareness of what it means to lead inclusively. They also need to understand their Inclusive Leadership shadow by gathering feedback from different people around them. Armed with this knowledge and insight, leaders can leverage their strengths and address their gaps, moving themselves, their teams and their organizations toward true inclusion.”

– Navigating Inclusion as a Leader: Introducing the Inclusive Leadership Compass

Benefits

The 360 ILC provides the following benefits at both an individual leader and group level:

Clarity

Leaders understand what Inclusive Leadership means and the behaviors that matter.

Insight

Leaders have insight into their Inclusive Leadership impact i.e. how inclusive others experience them to be.

Action

Our comprehensive Inclusion Acts help leaders commit to everyday actions to lead more inclusively.

Progress

Group-wide leadership development needs can be identified, and progress quantifiably measured over time.

Scalable

Our flexible debrief options and certification program allow the 360 ILC to be scaled across your organization.

Tailored Learning Journey

The 360 ILC can be seamlessly integrated with other development programs, such as our Foundations workshop and other Inclusive Leadership Learning Modules, providing a powerful and customized learning journey.

The Framework

The 360 ILC, and our other tools, are based on the Inclusive Leadership Compass framework – a statistically robust and theoretically sound model of Inclusive Leadership that resonates strongly with leaders. 

The Inclusive Leadership Compass framework identifies the four core practices of an Inclusive Leader that span the dimensions of Self, Others, Team and Organization.  In essence, Inclusive Leaders:  Embrace difference (Self); Empower diverse others (Others); Enable diverse thinking teams (Team) and Embed diversity and inclusion across the organization (Organization).  Mapped to these four practices are 16 Focus Areas and their underlying behaviors, which combine to influence Inclusive Leadership Impact. 

Key Attributes of the 360 ILC

Development Focused

Has been designed for developmental purposes, providing a safe and confidential way for leaders to understand and build their inclusive capability.

Evidence-based Framework

Is grounded in the statistically robust and theoretically sound model of Inclusive Leadership that resonates strongly with leaders.

Broad Applicability

Is suitable for the CEO and executive members through to other leaders across the organization.

Multi-source Feedback

Collects feedback from multiple perspectives including a leader’s direct reports, manager, peers and other colleagues and contrasts these to the leader’s own self-perception.

Action-oriented Insights

Each participating leader receives their own individualized feedback report, which is supplemented by our comprehensive “Inclusion Acts” to help translate the insights into concrete action.

Scalable

Our debrief options and internal certification program enable the 360 ILC to be administered at scale.

Data-driven Group Development

Group reporting allows stakeholders to pinpoint the common development areas for a specific leadership group.

Comprehensive Learning Journey

The 360 ILC can be integrated with other development interventions – such as our Learning Modules – creating a powerful leadership experience.

Trusted Platform

The 360 ILC is administered on the market leading Qualtrics platform, which is used by 85% of the Fortune 100 companies.

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