After discovering the unequal performance of companies that champion and implement diversity
and those that don't, McKinsey and Company concludes that "diversity
is a competitive differentiator shifting market share toward more diverse companies."
The World Day for Cultural Diversity
for Dialogue and Development tends to be marked in countries that embraced their varied cultural history and acknowledged the importance of embracing it.
History has shown us that diversity
is critical for the bottom-line: it has allowed companies to identify and expand to new markets, create targeted advertisement campaigns, and develop new products and services.
The CDI has also produced a five-minute "Get Involved" video to kick-off a campaign to promote involvement in the Bar and increase diversity
within the leadership of the profession.
and inclusion focus for any company signals a commitment to engage all existing and prospective constituencies.
The announcement followed a panel discussion hosted to deliver exclusive insights from diversity
experts and successful business leaders in organisations that are changing the game by making gender diversity
a strategic business imperative.
On top of an already full agenda are matters related to diversity
: An Essential Tenet for Emerging Leaders (More Good Leadership)
is about maintaining your employee base as diverse as your labor market and customer base.
Definitions of diversity
typically include race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, and national origin.
One of last year's CIPD finalists, Gateshead College, offered a great example of a top-down driven diversity
During the lunch hour on July 24, the Diversity
Leadership Awards were presented by Ericka Dunlap, 2004 Miss America.