How a Diverse Workplace Can Drive Innovation
Posted on March 10, 2020
New research published in the Harvard Business Review details how diversity can help organizations innovate more effectively and increase market growth. These findings should ensure that the executive suites embody and embrace the benefits of diversity. The research, which included a nationally representative survey of 1,800 professionals, 40 case studies along with numerous focus groups and interviews, scrutinized 2 types of diversity: inherent and acquired. Inherent diversity involves traits that an individual is born with, such as gender,
The keys to ensuring that employees feel like they belong
Posted on March 4, 2020
A feeling of belonging is not only important in our personal lives, but also extends to our work life. Research released by BetterUp shows that workplace belonging is essential for employee well-being. BetterUp found: Employees with a high sense of belonging take 75% fewer sick days than employees who feel excluded. These sick days equate to almost $2.5 million worth of lost productivity each year, per 10,000 workers. Excluded employees have a 50% higher rate of turnover than employees who feel they belong, costing organizations about $
Benefits of diversity in the workplace: great for culture, equity, innovation and profitability
Posted on February 25, 2020
There is a growing body of empirical evidence that proves diverse organizations enjoy a greater ROI when compared to organizations that are not. Today’s business leaders are embracing workplace diversity and inclusion with the added realization that an inclusive and diverse workforce is an important element for increased innovation and profitability. According to a 2017 study sponsored by Ernst & Young, organizations that have leaders with an inclusive leadership style are 87% less likely to have employees perceive bias. Employees work

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