In companies and innovation teams whose members differ only slightly in their characteristics, recruiting fresh and varied talents represents an opportunity to increase the potential for creativity. Moreover, in career development, a diversity-sensitive promotion system plays a crucial role in fostering diversity and innovation in the organization and in project groups.
In addition to serving as role models, diverse leaders play a key role in achieving innovation’s full economic potential. The following measures and tools help companies identify factors in the recruitment process that may hinder diversity in innovation. They also show how diversity can be increased in innovation or throughout the company, often with only minor adjustments.