The highest performing advanced economies in the world all started from a diversity of places and cultures. We acknowledge that our organization has a rich history and it is worth celebrating. We have a long way to go.
It is in part due to this disruptive force that we will continue to see some of the key divisions of the company succeed in becoming more diverse. It also means that we need to consider new and effective strategies for recruiting, keeping and developing a diverse workforce.
Businesses that are able to successfully navigate these challenge will benefit from enhanced agility, responsiveness to business needs, and a more engaged workforce. They will have greater returns from their investments in people as a result of strong leadership, improved customer experiences, operating efficiency, and better return on capital.
No longer are we homogenous, that is, we are all the same. We are now connected individuals with different perspectives and experience. We comprise of a wide range of skills and backgrounds. We have different experiences, different cultures, different values and different beliefs. All of whom learn at different rates and have different needs. d2c66b5586