How to manage: Diversity is about more than padding a board with people who look different
Our ultimate leadership goal should be the diversity of thought and inclusion of minority perspectives, regardless of what people look or sound like
Jo was a talented musician, the best her school had seen, but the principal would not let her represent the school at the regional music competition because of her race.
After finishing school, Jo completed a music degree in parallel with a degree in psychology and passed both with first-class honours. She went on to become one of the foremost national business leaders in her field. When her old school later asked her to contribute...
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