Why Diversity Is Hard (and Why It’s Worth It)

Why Diversity Is Hard (and Why It’s Worth It)

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Research from Katherine Phillips, the Reuben Mark Professor of Organizational Character and the faculty co-director of the Inclusive Leadership, demonstrates that presence of diversity in a team changes people’s perspectives and makes it possible for new ideas to be shared. But, as she explains, creating diverse work environments can be a challenge. “You have to prepare people for that hard work,” Phillips says. “You have to create environments where people feel that work is worth it, as opposed to not worth it.”

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