Diversity and inclusion: what and why
In addition to this aspect of usefulness, diversity also has a moral aspect. In an equal society, different population groups are represented in different organizations and work tasks.
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Diversity is being invited to the party.
Inclusion is being asked to dance.
It has been demonstrated that diversity and inclusion have many benefits:
- Creativity and innovation
Highlighting different views and possible solutions, which in turn is linked to creativity and innovation
- Improved client satisfaction and finding new clients
Better understanding of the needs of various client groups and increased consideration of the client base with services, products and communications
- Financial profitability
- A positive employer image and reputation
Positive impact on the organization's reputation and attractiveness as a workplace
- Occupational safety
Taking the diversity of employees into account
- Motivation and well-being at work
An inclusive organizational culture is necessary in order to reap the benefits of diversity among the personnel.