• Employees

Operational Impact

Investment Lens

  • Minority and Disabled

Full-time Employees: Minorities/Previously Excluded Managers (OI3140)

Number of paid full-time management employees (managers) at the organization who belong to minority or previously excluded groups as of the end of the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit Referenced within Metric Definition
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Full-time Employees: Minorities/Previously Excluded Managers (OI3140). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote how management levels are defined within their organization and their categorization of minority/previously excluded groups. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • This metric is intended to capture the number of unique individual managers who belong to minority or previously excluded groups and are employed by the organization in full-time roles at the point in time defined by the reporting end date. This metric excludes Temporary Employees (OI9028).
  • Organizations can refer to the glossary for additional guidance on defining management. The composition of management can vary based on an organization's stage and type. Generally, managers are responsible for setting objectives (setting goals for the group and deciding what work needs to be done to meet those goals), for organizing (dividing work into manageable activities and selecting the right people to accomplish the tasks), for motivating and communicating (creating a team from the individuals through decisions on pay, promotion, and communications with the team), for measuring (establishing targets, interpreting and analyzing performance), and for developing people.
  • The categorization of minority/previously excluded groups vary by the locations and situations in which they live. Because there is no internationally agreed-upon definition as to which groups constitute minorities, in situations where well-established local policies exist (e.g., South Africa: Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) definition of previously excluded, India: based on backward caste), organizations should refer to local guidelines to identify minority or previously excluded groups. Otherwise, organizations should provide additional detail as to their tailored methodology for defining these groups.