Focus on Diversity Can Drive the Bottom Line, Speaker Says

Businesses often embrace diversity among their employees, customers and suppliers for compliance reasons, ethical reasons or to help fuel innovation.

Those are all good reasons, but businesses should also look for ways in which an emphasis on diversity can help drive growth, a University of Virginia professor said Tuesday in Henrico County.

“There is opportunity in disparity,” said Gregory B. Fairchild, an associate professor of business administration at U.Va.’s Darden School of Business.

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