Diversity of thought fuels innovation

Diversity in the workplace has never been more important. In today’s global economy, more people are collaborating on teams that represent a wide variety of nationalities, ages, geographies and points of view.

As the composition of the workforce changes—boosted by an infusion of Gen Yers—so has the definition of diversity. While the traditional concept of diversity—race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation and disability—remains a cornerstone of any organization, we are now in the next phase of this important dimension of the workforce.

To remain competitive, companies today need to unite different cultures, languages, geographic origins and professions into an integrated whole while helping people appreciate individual differences.

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HRPA is organizing the “Cultural Competency Training Programto help HR Professionals and Leaders learn about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. To learn more and register, please visit www.CulturallyAware.ca

One thought on “Diversity of thought fuels innovation

  1. I agree 100% that diversity helps to fuel innovation, which in turn could help any company develop a competitive advantage within their market. Thanks for sharing your post!

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