This week, Chairman and Managing Director for Accenture in India Rekha M. Menon published a LinkedIn blog post on the vital importance of diversity and inclusion for improving a company’s bottom line. Writes Ms. Menon:
“At this interesting juncture of evolving business dynamics, a diverse workforce is at the helm of organizational performance and profitability. Today, inclusion and diversity have emerged from being merely a matter of compliance to a key driver of productivity. Gone are the days when inclusion meant ticking a box; it is now a significant value driver for the best business outcome. And rightly so. There has been a need for organizations to move the needle on its most important asset – its people.”
Ms. Menon identifies five major benefits of diversity and inclusion:
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