Dr. James O. Rodgers

Dr. James O. Rodgers

Dr. James O. Rodgers is recognized as a thought leader and the leading strategist in the field of diversity management. As the president and principal consultant of The Diversity Coach, he provides high-end executive coaching, DEI advice, and counsel to senior executive teams from major corporations in all industries. His clients include AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company, Georgia Power, ThyssenKrupp AG., nonprofits YMCA of Metro Atlanta and the High Museum of Art. Internationally, he has been a trusted advisor for global brands such as J&J, IBM, BP Amoco, and Chevron Texaco. His work has been featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and more. Jim is the author of Managing Differently: Getting 100% from 100% of your people 100% of the time and Epiphany: Finding Truth without Losing Faith. He is the coauthor of the new book, Diversity Training That Generates Real Change: Inclusive Approaches That Benefit Individuals, Business, and Society [Berrett-Koehler, July 26, 2022].


Dr. James O. Rodgers is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Dr. James O. Rodgers
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How Diversity Can Improve a Company’s Performance

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is turning back to its roots. That means a return to a focus more on enterprise results and effectiveness and less on sociology. The outcome will be a revolution in the approach, the acceptance, and the efficacy of D&I efforts across the world. When the father...