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Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - CFO Strategic Implications


January 2016 | Publication

In today’s challenging and complex business environment, a company’s ability to innovate can be the difference between mere survival and success. Companies that innovate are the ones that will continue to grow. So, how does an organization create a culture of innovation that will keep it flourishing? By having as inclusive a culture as possible, because research indicates that diversity of thought is the spark that ignites innovation. This report features interviews with experts and in-depth case studies from AT&T, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL), DBS (formerly the Development Bank of Singapore), and Kaiser Permanente.

Explore our full portfolio of thought leadership on Inclusion and Innovation here.


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Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Charles Mitchell

Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality
The Conference Board

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Michelle Kan

Associate Director, Knowledge Organization
The Conference Board


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