If you think your Business Case for Diversity is robust, think again

The buzzwords that describe the Business Case for Diversity Management are quickly listed up: Creativity, employer brand, collaboration, market access. But is it enough to be convinced of some value-add that D&I offers? And what if your key stakeholders were convinced of different benefits? Alignment and rigour are needed in order to turn the business case into a driver for D&I.

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205 Studien, die (fast) keine Frage zur Wirtschaftlichkeit von Diversity Management offen lassen

Welchen Nutzen bringt Diversity Management? Mehr Produktivität? Mehr Patentanmeldungen? Mehr Marktanteil? Diese Fragen hören Diversity Manager immer wieder aufs Neue. Während es unzählige Umfragen zum sogenannten Business Case gibt, sind belastbare Studien selten. Die neuste (2016) Ausgabe des IBCR fasst 205 Forschungsergebnisse zusammen, die verlässliche Aussagen zu erzielbaren wirtschaftlichen Effekten durch D&I treffen.

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A reminder for all of us: Lebanese learning from classroom diversity

A current study by International Alert shows that pupils from different backgrounds view each other more positively when they learn together in mixed classes compared to those studying separately. The finding is particularly relevant with regard to the stereotype reduction effect it shows which is relevant in many everyday workplace situations and for segregated education approaches that still exist.

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