When the post-pandemic normal replaces the present pandemic disruption, how does one build employee engagement, particularly at a time when, increasingly, workers have increasing options in deciding where and how to apply their skills? Employee engagement is becoming vital to successful businesses, however, that hasn’t translated to significantly wider adoption of meaningful diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices in workspaces.

It is within this context that the author of this article presents the Equity, Inclusion and Individual Engagement Principle (EIIEP), which is based on observations from the DEI experiences and employee contributions to achieving business objectives.