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Why diversity is hard (and why it’s worth it)

The creativity (a Performance asset) and problem-solving capacity of teams is increased by the cognitive dissonance generated by needing to communicate with people whose ideas differ greatly from our own. In this 2-minute video, Katherine Phillips, past vice dean of Columbia Business School, summarizes her research on the effects of diversity on teams.

   Video

   2 minutes

   By: Columbia Business School, Katherine Phillips

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


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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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