Smart teams

Farren, Caela
July 1999
Executive Excellence;Jul99, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p14
Asserts that companies with a mix of older and younger workers have a distinct competitive advantage. Diversity in the workplace; Impact of the mix of genders, ethnic backgrounds and ages in senior management teams on corporate performance; Profiles of the diverse workplace groups.


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