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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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While it may have joined the club a bit later than Facebook and Instagram, Twitter officially launched it’s own “Go Live” streaming feature earlier this year to allow users to broadcast in real-time t
Story by Henry James on October 21, 2019
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Story by Rabia Khalid on October 21, 2019
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Story by Krysta Jackson on June 5, 2019
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Story by Samantha Robin on May 14, 2019
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Story by Adela Vargas on April 29, 2019
The race is on. All around me, the others are starting to move in the same direction.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on December 13, 2016
Once upon a time there was a successful leader. Each day on his way from the metro to the office, he passed under a bridge where homeless people were seeking shelter from the rain and the cold.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on September 13, 2016
This story is about the training program we run to develop the characteristics needed for teams and individuals to be successful in taking on very dynamic and entrepreneurial projects.
Story by Christos Tsolkas on April 6, 2016
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Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on March 1, 2016
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Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on September 24, 2015

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