Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well-being: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Trends
About the theme
The term “diversity” describes a broad variety of personal distinctions, including racial and ethnic background, sexual preference, gender, socio-economic level, and others. Diversity generates a complex array of viewpoints, experiences, and skills since it is valued and acknowledged.
Diversity fundamentally challenges us to face our preconceptions and inequities while giving us the groundwork to promote advancement and creativity. Taking advantage of diversity’s potential is an investment in a more prosperous, just, and energetic future. We may modify our methods to build workplaces and cultures that really honour and profit from the distinctive array of human experiences by keeping an eye out for new trends.
While taking into consideration historical disadvantages and structural impediments, “equity” entails providing equitable opportunities and resources for every person. By doing so, it aims to even up the competition and guarantee that every individual has a fair chance at success. The search for equity is a continual process that necessitates teamwork. A more equitable and inclusive future may be created through recognising diﬃculties, taking benefit of possibilities, and adjusting to changing trends. We can create conditions where everyone, regardless of background or situation, has a fair chance to grow and contribute by prioritising equality throughout all spheres of society.
“Inclusion” refers to the process of fostering an atmosphere in which people of all backgrounds are not just seen but also actively involved and empowered. All views get heard and appreciated in inclusive environments, which promote a sense of belonging. Continual progress towards inclusion necessitates shared commitment. We will be able to build a society where everyone is accepted, appreciated, and given the opportunity to oﬀer their best work.
Mental health is now seen as being essential to a person’s general wellness and standard of life. As we explore the nuances of mental health, we come across a landscape of potential obstacles. Eliminating the barriers of obtaining help, requires taking important measures including increasing awareness, encouraging honest dialogues, and busting myths. In this changing environment, promoting mental well- being necessitates a multifaceted strategy that includes public awareness, legislative modifications, readily available services, and a dedication to destigmatization. We can collaboratively create a future where mental health is a top priority, benefiting both individuals and communities, by seizing opportunities and adjusting to new trends.
These ideas are closely related to one another. By lessening feelings of loneliness, establishing a sense of society as a whole and minimising the psychological eﬀects of biases, inclusive settings that appreciate diversity and encourage fairness contribute to the good mental health of its inhabitants. Additionally, sensitively treating mental health is an essential component of developing inclusive environments since it guarantees that people from all walks of life receive the assistance they require. Organisations and communities that place a high priority on diversity, equity, inclusion, and mental wellness see a rise in creativity, productivity.
Tracks & Indicative Sub-Themes*
Track One: Marketing and Branding Perspective of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well-being (DEIM)
- Stereotypes and biases
- Disentangling the new consumer’s psychology
- Marketing mental well-being products and services
- Diversity and inclusion for eﬀective marketing
- Dynamics of social marketing and mental well-being
Track Two: Human Resource and Organisation Behaviour Perspective of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well-being (DEIM)
- Inter-cultural dynamics for building inclusive organizations
- Inter-sectionality at workplaces
- Building workforce equity for organizational success
- Leveraging policies and practices at workplace
- Unorganized and informal sector-Problems and prospects
Track Three: Financial Aspects of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well- being (DEIM)
- Dynamics of diversity, equity, inclusion and firm risk and returns
- Financial implications of mental well-being on individuals and organizations
- Stock market ﬂuctuations and well-being
- Dynamics of financial well-being Money and the mind
Track Four: Impact of Technology and AI on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well-being (DEIM)
- Practices for eﬀective metaverse operations
- Technology and mental well-being
- AI and DEI: opportunities and risks at the workplace
- Engineering Responsible AI
- Evolving relationship between DEI and AI
Track Five: International Business Cross-Cultural Cases and Best Practices of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mental Well-being (DEIM)
- DEI and global competitive advantage
- DEI initiative and regulatory framework- A global approach
- Shifting paradigms in contemporary marketplace
- International practices for building sustainable business
- Global perspectives on building resilience in organizations- cultural, political, market, well-being, etc.
* Note: Above mentioned are the indicative themes. Paper presenters are free to choose related themes.
Important Dates for GSMC 2023
- Abstract Submission: 24th Sep 2023
- Abstract Acceptance: 04th Oct 2023
- Paper Submission: 19th Oct 2023
- Paper Acceptance: 30th Oct 2023
Abstract Submission word limit : 250-350 words
Full Paper Submission word limit: 4000-5000 words (including tables, ﬁgures, notes, and references as per APA style)
Selected papers shall be published in ISBN Book (BLOOMSBURY) and/or UGC Care/Scopus Indexed Journal after a thorough review process and subject to journal/publisher guidelines.
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(20 Sept 23)
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Northern Uni, Sri Lanka
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