The need for firms to be culturally intelligent has never been as important as now. The issue is no longer peripheral, but essential to business success.
The benefits include:
Employees of organisations where diversity is supported in the workplace are:
‘Competition for talent’ – internationally and in emerging markets – has been identified by 325 Global Business Executives as the number 1 pressing concern today.
Firms with high cultural diversity at Board level, have average returns on equity 53% higher than firms with little or no diversity.
performance & productivity
Companies that actively leverage employee diversity to drive innovation meet revenue targets 46% more often than industry peers.
If your organisation is not actively leveraging the benefits of cultural diversity – it is missing important opportunities.