Research shows that working on inclusion and diversity helps in:
As it turns out, there is a substantial difference in business performance between the most and least ethnic and gender diverse organizations.
The most diverse companies are now more likely than ever to outperform non-diverse companies on profitability.
Analysis finds that companies in the top quartile of gender diversity on executive teams were 25% more likely to experience above-average profitability than peer companies in the fourth quartile.
The research has been done, the business case for diversity and inclusion is clear. Here are some of our favorite resources pleading the case.
The third report in a McKinsey series investigating the business case for diversity. It shows not only that the business case remains robust but also that the relationship between diversity on executive teams and the likelihood of financial outperformance has strengthened over time.See full report
Deloitte presents eight powerful truths about diversity and inclusion, based on research among approximately 50 organizations around the world, representing a footprint of more than 1 million employees.See full report
A bold plan for building a more diverse, equitable and inclusive New York Times — one that reflects their unchanging mission, their growing business ambitions and their aspirations for the kind of company we intend to be.See full report
In this episode of McKinsey Talks Talent, McKinsey leaders and talent experts Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger speak with McKinsey Global Publishing’s Lucia Rahilly about the urgent need to increase inclusiveness at work, including how your talent practices could be helping—or hindering—your efforts.Listen to the podcast
Women in the Workplace is the largest study of women in corporate America. Conducted by McKinsey in partnership with LeanIn.Org, this study analyzes the representation of women in corporate America, provides an overview of HR policies and programs, and explores the intersectional experiences of different groups of women at work.See full report
The goal is this study was to understand the experiences of today’s LGBTQ workforce and how companies can create more inclusive workplaces. The results show that despite significant investment and decades of hard work, organizations still need to do more.Read the full study
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