What are the different forms of diversity in the workplace?
Diversity of opinion, outlook and background in the workplace is hugely beneficial for teams and organizations. And yet, despite their best efforts, hiring managers are unconsciously inclined to hire people similar to themselves. Whilst this is a natural human tendency, it causes problems when the aim is to diversify a group of people and can hamper a team’s effectiveness.
Take, for example, gender. For optimal performance, research suggests that the ideal composition for a team is completely balanced