Right in time for the Diversity Day 2017 in Germany this little video has been published. It explains why Diversity is important and the role of the Diversity Charta „Charta der Vielfalt“. Unfortunately it is in German language only. https://youtu.be/hV4FfcvknCU
Two out of three companies in Germany are not prepared for a diverse business world. This is the result of the study on Diversity & Inclusion in Germany, published by Charta der Vielfalt e.V. and EY in 2016.
The Mix that Matters This study shows a clear correlation between diversity and innovation. It quantifies the impact that different types of Diversity have on companies´ ability to generate new sources of revenue.
Organisations urge employees to conformity. Conformity on the job is costly for organisations with decrease of engagement, productivity and innovation. It may not need a revolution to get out of conformity but a balance on both is needed and will lead to success. See the interesting article form the Harvard Business Review