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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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College education is a priviledge and what needs to be decoupled is the notion that a college degee is a sufficient condition of a high paying job.  What I hear on the radio is "financial aid is
Hack by Kim Thi Nguyen on November 26, 2010
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
Best practices result in more copies of what exists now. When it comes to cracking the glass ceiling, we need uncommon practices.
Hack by Anne Perschel on November 22, 2010
In modern societies, job precarity has become more and more the norm.
Hack by IMD MBA Group 2 on November 7, 2010
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
What if the way we rate people’s efforts and talents, too often kills initiatives and undermines trust?
Hack by Ellen Weber on October 31, 2010
One elephant in the room is bad meetings. Managers spend approximately 50% of their time in meetings and they consistently report that 50% of that time is wasted.
Hack by Bob Wiele on October 15, 2010
Remove the secrecy, fear, and mistrust that too frequently accompany organizational change. Use change to build morale rather than weaken it.
Hack by Leslie-Ann Bergstrom on September 20, 2010
Everyone wants to be famous - It is more important to determine who you want to be famous to.

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