The many faces of innovation need diversity at work

Diversity at Work

The days of middle-aged caucasian males running American businesses are behind us. Today, it takes talent from around the world of every race, gender, and ethnic group to propel a company to the next level.

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Social media and other collaboration tools have aided in the process of creating a global workforce for many companies. The mindset has changed for many, but there’s still a staunch desire to keep things as “close to home” as possible for many. Staying with the familiar and safe can work for some, but most businesses can have better success by building a workforce that draws inspiration from a wide range of ideas and experiences.

In this infographic by SocialCast, they make a case for diversity in the workforce as well as the use of social collaboration tools to push businesses forward. As with any change, there are barriers, but a well-run company can overcome these challenges and reap the benefits of a strategy based on inclusion rather than the old ways of thinking.

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Written by Connor Livingston

+Connor Livingston is a tech blogger who will be launching his own site soon, Lythyum. He lives in Oceanside, California, and has never surfed in his life. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
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