Diversity and Inclusion in organizations is necessary and yet not sufficient. Extraordinary cultures create a true sense of belonging at the individual level. When people feel like they really belong,
Diversity and Inclusion in organizations is necessary and yet not sufficient. Extraordinary cultures create a true sense of belonging at the individual level. When people feel like they really belong, they thrive. Creating that outcome requires intentional action. What is that formulae?
About Lorne Rubis, Chief Belonging Officer, Rubis & Company, Co-founder Belongify :
Lorne Rubis was appointed to the FortisAlberta Board of Directors in February 2019. He has more than 40 years of culture, leadership, and transformation experience in high-profile organizations. Mr. Rubis is currently an advisor to NorQuest College, where he most recently served as Chief Culture and Transformation Officer. Prior to working with NorQuest, Mr. Rubis held the positions of Chief Evangelist and Chief People Officer with ATB Financial and was instrumental in advancing ATB Financials’ culture to where it became widely recognized as one of the top companies to work for in North America. Mr. Rubis held executive positions driving transformation for a number of companies in the United States, including as an officer of a Fortune 50 company and as Vice President, Operations with the Los Angeles Kings. He has been the CEO of two privately held international companies, is a sought after thought leader, speaker, and cultural strategist. Mr. Rubis is a published author and was awarded the 2018 Ivey School of Business / HRD Magazine Canadian Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the Human Resource community and advancing the workplace. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and an invited mentor at The Unreasonable Group. In 2020 HRD Magazine included Lorne in their Global 100 list. Mr. Rubis holds a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science in Industrial and Labour Relations from the University of Oregon. He teaches courses on Culture and HR strategy in the U of Alberta EMBA program and at Harvard’s School of Extension
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