Why Diversity Can Backfire On Company Boards – Business Insight – Wall Street Journal / MIT Sloan – MIT Sloan Management Review


Read an interesting article from MIT Sloan about enforcing diversity for diversity’s sake.

WHEN it comes to corporate boards and diversity, the conventional wisdom is simple: Diversity is good. When directors are too alike, the thinking goes, they look at problems—and solutions—the same way. There’s no one to challenge prevailing ideas, or to speak out on issues important to certain groups of customers and employees.

[From Why Diversity Can Backfire On Company Boards – Business Insight – Wall Street Journal / MIT Sloan – MIT Sloan Management Review]

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