Making the Difference: Applying a Logic of Diversity

Page, Scott E.
November 2007
Academy of Management Perspectives;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p6
Academic Journal
The article discusses the advantages of diversity in the workplace. The author offers a defense of why money spent on diversity training and education makes good business sense. The author illustrates how collections of individuals with diverse tools can outperform groups with high abilities. The author argues that this "logic of diversity" itself helps to reduce collective error and that diversity of perspective is as important as accurate modeling in the process of collective decision making.


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