By Brenda Pak | Forbes | July 8, 2021
Diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of every leader’s mind. CEOs are strategically planning how to readily integrate campaigns and metrics to increase diversity in the ranks of organizational leadership and make employees feel included within the workplace.
COVID-19 disproportionately impacted groups from diverse backgrounds, highlighting the responsibilities needed to focus more intently on people and source diverse talent as the economy recovers. The business case for diversity remains strong – as shown in this piece by McKinsey and Company.
Having both gender and ethnic diversity makes a large difference in financial performance. Companies that are looking to expand into new markets, increase innovation, and gain a competitive edge in their industry cannot afford to ignore the research on diversity and inclusion within the workforce.