We tend to focus on diversity as an issue of workplace relationships.
It’s much more than that.
When we limit our focus to whether or not people are “playing nicely” together, the idea of diversity can take on a lot of destructive baggage. We can even begin thinking that it would be easier if we had a less diverse workforce. After all, if everyone were more alike, we wouldn’t have to deal with these issues – right?
Maybe, and maybe not. (more…)