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Understanding the Importance of Diversity

Promoting diversity within smart businesses is not only to check boxes while creating the culture of a company. Diversity directly increases revenue as different languages, cultural backgrounds, and business methods come into play.

Lori Cornmesser

The world is an ever-changing and interconnected network of people from all different backgrounds and expertise. Consumers are more interested in how diverse your company’s business is as the products they are buying are diverse themselves.

GE says, “As a global company, our talent must reflect the communities we serve and with whom we do business.”

Workplace diversity is difficult when it comes to ensuring a positive environment and experience for all employees. Acknowledging and appreciating the cultural differences and finding ways to adapt to each other is important. Maintaining and helping others preserve their own differences and preferences is what makes for a happy group. Communication is key. Honest communication leads to harmony within the company, in any and all cases.

The more your company understands new and different faces of a business, the greater your chances for success.

 

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