The XX factor

Diversity is no longer about doing the right thing. It’s about capitalising on the opportunities that flow from embracing it.

Encouraging ‘gender diversity’ has become an increasingly growing and loud mantra from government or industry bodies. It’s a phrase often used to try and push business into ‘doing the right thing’, especially when it comes to promoting more women into senior management positions or the board.

Instead all organisations should look at putting a higher priority on tackling gender diversity for the simple reason that it helps to improve business performance. Gender diversity is the newest X factor in business to keep ahead of the competition. In fact it’s the XX factor (a reference to the XX female chromosome). Hay Group’s new whitepaper examines what greater diversity is able to deliver for all organisations and why a pro-active approach works best.

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The XX factor whitepaper [271 KB, Adobe PDF]