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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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Management today is largely based on lessons learnt from a volatile past. The global landscape of management is  changing and evolving from day to day.
Hack by Liam Carter on November 3, 2010
The biggest problem of capitalism is that's not enough people are working on the capitalism's biggest problem: the lack of innovation (as counter-intuitive as it sounds).
Ever seen the reality tv show Rob and Big? Well its is a prime example of a business in the form Management 2.0 .
Hack by Kenny Meyer on July 18, 2011
A Case study on how the National Library Board of Singapore has been deliberate in its strategic creation of symbiotic linkages between the work, home and community.
Hack by Oliver smith on March 10, 2011
The Innovation process needs to embed a culture of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I).  Those organizations that truly incorporate D&I as part of their Innovation culture will benefit and have
Hack by Steve McGill on January 10, 2019
We recently discovered something that we are excited about.  It is called CoreClarity.  For several years I have been intrigued by the concept of people's talents.  Too often, with appr
Hack by Michael Harkins on December 30, 2010
Groupthink is a known evil according to the majority of leadership and decision making literature. Deadlock equally establishes itself as a block for productivity and innovation.
Hack by Gareth Jones on March 20, 2011
Leaders in educational institutions are facing new challenges, including increasing separation between traditional academic values and those of corporate ‘managerialism’.
Hack by Shelley Catlin on October 4, 2011
Employers could boost morale in the workplace, hold onto staff for longer and improve productivity if they became more responsive to requests from employees to work from home
Hack by Andra Sunny on March 8, 2011

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