Seek Team Diversity

Seek Team Diversity

Seven Dimensions
Updated Nov 13, 2019

The reason many leaders appoint people like themselves is because they don’t make leaders feel uncomfortable. Team diversity is the antidote, recommended by Dr Judy Olian. She tells Eve Ash that when forming a management team, one needs to consider organizational needs and use self-awareness to build complementarity. Consider the dispositions (personalities) that serve the organization’s needs most effectively.

Learning Objective

In this video, Dr Judy Olian tells Eve Ash that managers who preference team diversity are:

• Considering organizational needs

• Using self-awareness to build complementarity

• Recognizing the personalities that most effectively serve an organization’s needs