Friday, June 16, 2017

Employee diversity is key driver of innovation - THE HINDU

by Jordan Cram 
Originally published: June 13, 2017

As companies are increasingly faced with fierce competition at a global level, diversity of thought and dynamic teams have become paramount for success. Teams consisting of individuals that don’t think the same, with different backgrounds, ideals, experiences and personalities almost always outperform homogeneous teams.

Take for example, a small tech team without a dominant majority. Faced with a problem, each of these individuals draws upon past experiences — conscious or unconscious — that lead to unique decisions and actions based on their varied backgrounds.