Monday, May 1, 2017

Why You Should Build a Multicultural Workplace - CUSTOMER THINK

by Aj Agrawal 
Originally published:  April 28, 2017

With rapidly increasing globalization and increasing numbers of diverse individuals in professional fields, there’s almost no excuse for not having a diverse team in the workplace. At no other time in history have we had access to such an immense amount of technology, education, and qualified individuals than we do right now.

So why is diversity so difficult for companies to achieve?

Sure, diversity is something that “sounds nice”, but there hasn’t exactly been follow-through over the years. Past attempts have gotten the process completely wrong, with most programs ending in false results.

However, while many of these initiatives have backfired, researchers have honed in on much better practices for developing and running a multicultural workplace. Here are some ways to create a workplace culture that is, in fact, based on culture.