And she makes friends with the young couple upstairs, who will have a real effect on how she views the world. And she slowly begins to make progress on the adoption front. And it seems easier and easier to distance herself from her husband and kids back in New York, at least for awhile..
Looking from an academic perspective a study held on the effectiveness of apps (Walker, H. 2011) names a number of factors that have been found to increase the effectiveness of apps highlighted some key factors that enhance an app. While this study looks at this from the standpoint of educational apps it still raises some general points to take into account.
This work requires more than a lone warrior.Managers serve a crucial role in supporting accountability. It is not enough that executive leaders can walk the walk; it is equally important that managers are able to provide similar clarity and progress toward a vision and to ensure that their teams can contextualize DEI work within their respective work functions. Managers should receive training and coaching that will support them in understanding how they can manifest the company vision, and new HR policies and practices.Well timed trainingLastly, the staff should only be trained after company leadership has established the why and the how of your DEI work, after significant thought has been put into the ways in which this culture will live within your organization, and how your leadership team will clearly and transparently communicate it as an authentic call to action.The begins with the C suite and cascades down, when leaders of organizations ask themselves some fundamental questions: is this work of dismantling inequity so important to me? and subsequently, is this work so important to my organization? The validates the authenticity of the work, and employees need to hear a to authenticate why their leaders are invested, outside of public relations.This call to action can be communicated in many ways.
On 1/21/2020, the Common Council accepted the final report of the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee. The motion to accept the final report of the MPD Ad Hoc Committee included a recommendation by the Common Council Executive Committee to implement MPD Ad Hoc committee recommendation 177, which recommends that the Common Council appoint a new committee to undertake a study of looking into the issues raised in OIR recommendations 135, 136, 137, 138, and 139 regarding the feasibility of implementing a body worn camera program by the Madison Police Department. CCEC further recommended that the new committee revisit the findings of the 2015 Community Policing and Body Camera Ad Hoc Committee in the context of the discussion provided in MPD Ad Hoc Committee Recommendation 177 and OIR recommendations 135 139.