How to manage: Diversity is key to a thriving workplace – here’s how to build it

A recent survey shows more than a third of boards had no members from diverse groups of society, but there are some simple steps companies can take to change old habits and improve this situation

5th September, 2021
How to manage: Diversity is key to a thriving workplace – here’s how to build it
‘Firms should consider setting inclusion and diversity targets, but should also ensure that if they do so, the figures are properly applied and managed.’ Picture: Getty

Diversity in the workplace is a vital component to a successful organisation. A diverse workplace will thrive and grow, and staff will learn from each other. Diversity is not only important for a productive workplace, it feeds into a rich culture that can be developed from the ground up.

At Odgers Berndtson Ireland, the recruitment agency, we recently conducted research which found that more than a third of boards surveyed had no members from diverse...

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