The role of leadership

By championing the cause from the top, investment bank Lehman Brothers has been able to push the diversity agenda across the organisation. The business By championing the cause from the top, investment bank Lehman Brothers has been able to push the diversity agenda across the organisation.

Is there a business case for diversity?

Dianah Worman, diversity advisor at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), outlines its latest thinking on the issue. Despite the mounting anecdotal evidence from organisations that taking action on managing diversity makes an important contribution to business performance, there remains ongoing debate as to whether there is any discernible business benefit.