Managing Diversity in Practice: Supporting Business Goals

How do you manage diversity as a business issue? Can diversity support and help drive through business aims? How does it add business value? And why should your organisation integrate diversity into its operational activities? This report is a collection of five case study examples of how some organisations have used diversity to support their business goals, capturing valuable learning on how to progress diversity and what makes good diversity practice.The organisations share their aims, strategies, approaches and experiences in developing and implementing diversity-focused programmes and initiatives, and how these initiatives impact on and add value to business performance. The organisations taking part are: Barclays plc; Worcestershire County Council; Oxford Brookes University; Carlton Television; and Ford of Britain. It provides: practical insights from case study examples; key points demonstrated in each case study; and evidence of the business, moral and legal cases for taking action.