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diversity

Logic the relation that holds between two entities when and only when they are not identical; the property of being numerically distinct

diversity

[də′vər·səd·ē]
(communications)
Method of signal extraction by which an optimum resultant signal is derived from a combination of, or selection from, a plurality of transmission paths, channels, techniques, or physical arrangements; the system may employ space diversity, polarization diversity, frequency diversity, or any other arrangement by which a choice can be made between signals.

diversity

The nonsimultaneous occurrence of maximum demands on any given part of a system.
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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.
A diversity 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 issues.
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Diversity 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 initiative.
During the lunch hour on July 24, the Diversity Leadership Awards were presented by Ericka Dunlap, 2004 Miss America.

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