Filed under diversity

Diversity programs failing?

In the July 2016 issue of the HBR the cover article stated that diversity programs fail. Explosive stuff for someone in my field. And my first reaction was a defensive one. Are you telling me that the work I do doesn’t seem to have any effect? Reading the article I realised once more there is … Continue reading

the value of diversity

With so many companies now also in Europe focusing more on more on diversity it’s good to get some updated figures that are less Anglo-Saxon based. It is great to read that McKinsey at the beginning of this year explained why diversity matters, and Deloitte writing that leaders needs to be inclusive in a report of May 2015. … Continue reading

Leaders who make the mix work

Harvard Business Review published an interesting article this month on companies who invest in diversity. Some good quotes from the article: People with different lifestyles and different backgrounds challenge each other more. Diversity creates dissent, and you need that. Without it, you’re not going to get any deep inquiry or breakthroughs. A diverse workforce also … Continue reading