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What do you do when your diversity efforts lead to greater conflict?

When inclusivity is not brought to a diverse context, the natural result can be conflict and a closure of communication—the exact opposite of the creativity that Principled Innovation is meant to inspire. As the author of this article in Forbes magazine writes, inclusivity goes beyond simply seeking to bring a wide array of differences into a room—it raises the level to which the team members value that difference, draw it out through civility in speaking and listening, and seek to leverage it for more complete understandings that lead to “positive change for humanity.” Research shows that strong leadership is key to managing the potential conflict.


   20 minutes

   By: Janice Gassam Asare. Forbes

   Educator-prep | Leader-prep

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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