Ep. #8 | Kim-Monique Johnson – “White Hot”: Unpacking DEI Leadership

by | May 23, 2022 | podcast | 0 comments

Kim-Monique Johnson has integrated over 25 years of organizational development experience to inspire leaders to bring out the best in themselves and others. She helps organizations manage change, implement diversity, racial equity and inclusion strategies and develop leaders to create a culture of belonging. She’s currently a senior consultant with Community Resource Exchange serving nonprofits in New York City and has a private practice as a certified coach helping new managers and seasoned executives who face challenges related to diversity, racial equity and inclusion.

In this episode we’re discussing the Netflix documentary “White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch” through an HR lens and what we can learn about diversity, equity, inclusivity (DEI) in 2022.

What you will learn …

  • Why common HR practices are no longer working or relevant; how and why they are broken.
  • The origins of Human Resources and what it means to be a “recovering” HR professional
  • What middle managers can glean from the “exclusion” culture of Abercrombie and Fitch

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch 

Nonprofit Quarterly Magazine 

How to Be an Antiracist Supervisor: Start with Changing What You Call Yourself, Kim-Monique Johnson, NPQ Magazine, April 15, 2021 

Kim-Monique’s Website
Kim-Monique on LinkedIn
Kim-Monique on Instagram

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About Danny

With over 20 years experience in training and leadership development  — and holding an MBA and an MA in Organizational Development — Danny Ceballos has worked with organizations across the country to strengthen their effectiveness in leading and managing others through supervision+motivation best practices and strategies.