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effective, the program is designed around the Maori framework, with participants always coming from different business units and locations across New Zealand. Whakatupu's projects include increasing the use of Te Reo throughout the enterprise, using Maori culture and networking activities for team collaboration and mutual motivation. Many other Whakatupu participants have been promoted or further developed through other projects (Diversityworknz, 2018). In this way, the company
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has helped employees to bring their cultural advantages to the Fletcher Building while also increasing employee engagement. The Fletcher Building report shows that Maori can interact with more diverse customers and increase job satisfaction after participating in the leadership role. Since the launch of the Whakatupu project, Fletcher Building has seen an increase in the participation of Maori employees and has been supported by the 2018 Employee Engagement Survey, with positive feedback focused on “inclusive leadership” and diversity(Diversityworknz, 2018). The company's related projects enable employees to better understand the rational use of bicultural partnership in their work. In addition, it also provides the team of employees with different cultural backgrounds to become better communicators and leaders. 3.0 Recommendations and Way Forward for Fletcher Building The company should further understand the expectations and aspirations of Maori employees and strengthen more opportunities for Maori employees to jointly design project processes and develop solutions. More employee exchanges will enable
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