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Tools, Resources & Reports Embracing Change
2021 Annual Report
'To make a plan forward, we must first understand where we currently are'
Thanks to the data contributions of the Pledge Signatories, this report represents the first-ever statical insights into diversity and inclusion within the Yachting industry. The report explores both the shoreside and crew landscapes ,collating both quantitive and qualitative data. The results? Shocking yet not at all unexpected, the insights rang from myth busting, confronting and alarming. This report represents the first step in defining our landscape and is the spring board for further programs research and impacts.
Diversity climate enhances work outcomes through trust and openness in workgroup communication
Academic paper from SpringerPlus makes the case that diversity facilitates trust and openness in workgroup communication, enhancing work outcomes by positively impacting job satisfaction, sense of inclusion,& communication and knowledge sharing.
Board of Directors' Diversity, Creativity, and Cognitive Conflict
In a 2015 survey from Witten/Herdecke University Board of Directors Diversity, Creativity, and Cognitive Conflict, researchers found that the higher the level of diversity of board members backgrounds and personalities, the higher the degree of creativity and cognitive conflict during the decision-making process.
McKinsey & Co 2020
Diversity Wins: How Inclusion Matters
Diversity wins is the third report in a McKinsey series investigating the business case for diversity. The latest report shows not only that the business case remains robust but also that the relationship between diversity on executive teams and the likelihood of financial outperformance has strengthened over time.
Boston Consulting Group
The Mix that Matters: Innovation Through Diversity
Innovation Through Diversity found that companies surveyed that had higher levels of gender, geographical or industry diversity also had higher revenue from new products and services. The study also found that innovation jumps once the proportion of female managers within an organiSation rises above 20%.
Hacking Diversity With Inclusive Decision-Making
Enterprise decision platform Cloverpop released the study 2017 Hacking Diversity With Inclusive Decision-Making, which found that inclusive decision-making leads to better business decisions 87% of the time, reaching those decisions twice as fast in half the meeting times.
A New Recipe to Improve Business Performance
This report highlights the benefits of creating a sense of inclusion within a corporation's culture. Research is presented which finds that employees who see their organisation as being committed to diversity, and who themselves feel included, are more likely to provide high ratings for their organisation in terms of performance, customer service, innovation and engagement.
Why it pays to invest in Gender Diversity
Morgan Stanley released research in its 2016 study Putting Gender Diversity to Work: Better Fundamentals, Less Volatility that showed companies with high levels of gender diversity have lower volatility and a better return on equity (ROE) than companies ranked low in diversity.
How Diversity makes teams more
Are diverse companies really more innovative? Rocío Lorenzo and her team surveyed 171 companies to find out -- and the answer was a clear yes. In a talk that will help you build a better, more robust company, Lorenzo dives into the data and explains how your company can start producing fresher, more creative ideas by treating diversity as a competitive advantage.
Creating Transformative Cultures
This is a two-part conversation with Aiko Bethea, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion expert. Brené takes the foundations from their first conversation and builds upon them with strategic and sustainable action items that we can take to create non-reactive, intentional, accountable, and transformational change. It’s a masterclass in the power of integration and the importance of a learning mindset.