Well-documented unconscious bias in the workplace indicates that, despite organizations increasingly advocating for greater equity, executives unwittingly continue the practice of sponsoring and championing those who look, behave and share backgrounds like them, thus perpetuating the homogeneous profile of executive and C-suite positions in corporate America. Research by Boston Consulting Group in 2019 showed women entrepreneurs and professionals have relat…
Excellent article DB! You expand on the need of acknowledging and accepting diversity as a fulcrum of our world.
Really zesty, passionate, succinct writing with actionable takeaways.
I've written an article titled "You Don't Know What You Don't Know" based on learnings from Matthew Syed's "Rebel Ideas" which focuses on the question of how we form groups with people who look, talk and think like us.
I think it's the perfect companion piece for your wonderful writing because a culture of diversity is vital to ensure optimal growth. Diversity is viewed as a politically correct, moral and social cause that comes at the cost of performance. This is a false equivalence. It is the fundamental fabric of our existence, innovation, business, motivation and politics. And not purely demographic diversity but cognitive diersity, should be the driving force.
Do let me know what you think as I'd appreciate your feedback!