Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Diverse mix of staff 'advantageous to companies' - TRADE ARABIA

Originally published: May 2, 2017

Businesses that recruit a diverse mix of employees are more likely to be highly innovative and creative in their respective industry, according to a new research commissioned by DP World, a leading Dubai-based global marine terminal operator.

As per the new YouGov study, 77 per cent of respondents from the GCC and North Africa strongly agreed that cultural diversity was key to a more innovative workplace.

A large majority of respondents (78 per cent) said that they were more attracted to a company that employed a diverse mix of employees, rather than ones with employees who matched their own background, culture and thinking.