Some of our favourite reading on difference and diversity

The Difference by Scott E Page

The End of Diversity by Martin N Davidson

The work of Irish Bohnet, Academic Dean and Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School — especially on recruitment: Joint versus Separate Evaluation. http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6987.html

Michael E Porter — the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School — especially Creating Shared Value by Michael E Porter and Mark R Kramer http://hbr.org/2011/01/the-big-idea-creating-shared-value

Innovating in a Global Crisis by Fons Trompenaars

Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity (Harvard Business Review) by David A. Thomas and Robin J. Ely http://hbr.org/1996/09/making-differences-matter-a-new-paradigm-for-managing-diversity/ar/1

The Business case for Equality and Diversity — Department of BIS https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-business-case-for-equality-and-diversity-a-survey-of-the-academic-literature

“Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups” Anita Williams Woolley (Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business); Christopher F. Chabris (Union College, NY); Alex Pentland, (MIT Center for Collective Intelligence) http://www.chabris.com/Woolley2010a.pdf