Tuesday, June 13, 2017

How To Lead The Push For Diversity In The Workplace - FORBES

by Monica Thakrar 
Originally published: June 9, 2017
Publisher: Forbes.com 

Diversity is such an important topic. Data shows that organizations that are more diverse not only make more money, but are more innovative, smarter, and retain more of their staff.

But more work still needs to be done to continue to advance the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. While the U.S. has increasingly gotten more and more diverse, we still must break down the barriers to diversity that continue to exist in many organizations.

Major tech companies such as Google and Apple are making efforts to boost their own diversity, but they're still having trouble achieving it. So what can organizations and leaders do to reflect the growing tide of data that shows that diversity simply makes good business sense?