Diversity In Detail
Gerrie dresser interviews Michael keatley of J&J
An inside look
at how J&J does
it: 10 Best Practice
through diversity &
How do diversity and inclusion (D&I) impact your
employee engagement and business outcomes?
There are many companies that recognize the value of diversity and inclusion, and yet are at a starting point in formulating their D&I program.
Keatley, Pharmacovigilance Officer, Janssen Scientific Affairs, a support
organization for the pharmaceutical division, to share best practices from
J&J, one of the top 10 companies in DiversityInc’s Top 50.
We explored factors, such as the company’s environment, the CEO’s
advocacy of D&I initiatives, openness of D&I programs, and measurement tools to evaluate D&I effectiveness. We also uncovered a few future
visions for J&J’s D&I initiatives.
Gerrie: Mike, let’s start with the atmosphere at J&J that has led to
its strong focus on incorporating diversity as a culture. What do you
consider to be key factors in J&J’s company-wide advocacy for diver-
sity and inclusion?
Mike: At a very high level within J&J, all the way up to the CEO, Alex