Benefits of diversity in the workplace
- Workforce diversity improves the ability of a business to solve problems/ innovate/cultivate diverse markets.
Employees value each other's diversity and learn to connect/communicate across lines of difference.
Diversity in the workforce improves morale/motivation.
Employees demonstrate greater loyalty to the business because they feel respected/accepted/understood.
Diversified workforce can give businesses a competitive advantage, as they can render better services.
Being respectful of differences/demonstrating diversity makes good business sense/improves profitability.
Diverse businesses ensure that its policies/practices empower every employee to perform at his/her full potential.
Stakeholders increasingly evaluate businesses on how they manage diversity in the workplace.
Employees from different backgrounds can bring different perspectives to the business.
A diversified workforce stimulates debate on new/improved ways of getting things done.
Employees represent various groups and are therefore better able to recognize customer needs and satisfy consumers.
Businesses with a diverse workforce are more likely to have a good public image√ and attract more customers.