Category Archives: Diversity

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working. Decades of research by organizational scientists, psychologists, sociologists, economists and demographers show that socially diverse groups (that is, those with a diversity of race, … Continue reading

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The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies

In this landmark book, Scott Page redefines the way we understand ourselves in relation to each other. The Difference is about how we think in groups, about how our collective wisdom exceeds the sum of its parts. Why can teams … Continue reading

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Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion

This book outlines the key issues involved in framing, designing, and implementing inclusion initiatives for organizations and groups. It offers ideas for helping individuals develop competencies for inclusion. It shows how to apply the practices of inclusion and provides a … Continue reading

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Distances and Diversity: Sources for Social Creativity

The power  of the unaided,  individual mind  is highly overrated:  The  Renaissance scholar  no longer  exists. Although creative  individuals are  often thought  of as working in isolation,  the role  of interaction  and collaboration with other individuals is critical to creativity. … Continue reading

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