If a companys workforce does not include people that have
lived, traveled, or understand the unique needs of customers, then
product development and sales will suffer.
You have only to read the business press or watch the news to find
a strong business case for diversity recruiting. "Companies
that hire diversity outperform the S&P 500"
"Heterogeneitya mixture of genders, ethnic backgrounds,
and ages in senior management teamsconsistently correlates
with superior corporate performance."
". . . 54% of the top 100 companies by revenue have multiple
female directors versus one-third of the Fortune 500 overall. .
"Racial and other forms of discrimination have an economic
impact on society, according to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan:
they reduce profits."