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Capture the advantages of diversity

“Organizational adaptability depends on individuals whose views don’t cluster around the mean.”

Diversity is not only essential for the survival of a species, it is also a prerequisite for long-term corporate viability. Organizations that don’t embrace and exploit a diversity of experiences, values, and capabilities will be unable to generate a rich variety of ideas, options, and experiments—the essential ingredients of strategic renewal. Future management systems must value diversity, disagreement, and divergence at least as highly as they do conformance, consensus, and cohesion.

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Capture the advantages of diversity

“Organizational adaptability depends on individuals whose views don’t cluster around the mean.”

Diversity is not only essential for the survival of a species, it is also a prerequisite for long-term corporate viability. Organizations that don’t embrace and exploit a diversity of experiences, values, and capabilities will be unable to generate a rich variety of ideas, options, and experiments—the essential ingredients of strategic renewal. Future management systems must value diversity, disagreement, and divergence at least as highly as they do conformance, consensus, and cohesion.

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For 43 years, the Center for Creative Leadership has dedicated itself to the research and teaching of leadership across the world.
Story by Stephen Remedios on June 11, 2013
A MissionMosaic mixes individual stories of staff which mirror a mission value into a coherent whole.
Hack by Olaf Du Pont on June 6, 2013
Few stats may highlight the opportunities for North Americanorganizations expanding abroad than this one: 43% of Chinese consumers strongly agree that they trust foreign brands over their own
Story by Bryan Pearson on November 29, 2011
Our goal is to make senior managers more accessible as they move up the management chain, to break down the walls between management and employees and get information and most importantly, ideas, flow
Hack by Satyamoorthy Kabilan on January 9, 2011
How a team of innovation rookies stretched their imagination and found an unexpected solution from an unexpected partner.  
Story by Alberto Blanco on March 15, 2014
Meetings to brainstorm ideas for ways forward, innovation, or solving business problems typically take place in a conference room.
Hack by Alberto Blanco on July 15, 2011
Music is the ultimate transforming exchange, timeless and unbounded by  imagination - a font of creativity that bridges and unites people the world over.
Hack by Gavin McLeod on November 24, 2010
First Line Manager: The Possible of the ImpossibleIf the Wright brothers could have made a jet; we would not have a biplane.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on May 22, 2013
How we identified a 10-15 % productivity improvement potential among knowledge and interaction workers by using dedicated IT-tools and progressive management philosophies to enable and empower employe
Story by Mårten Keijser on June 9, 2013
The Deliberatorium is a software tool designed to help organizations better harvest the knowledge and incorporate the perspectives of their members to identify solutions for complex problems, avoiding
Hack by Mark Klein on June 30, 2011

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