Welcome to Module 6. Diversity can help ensure that a team has the skills and knowledge necessary for the successful completion of tasks. Diverse teams, as long as they are well managed, tend to be more creative and achieve goals more efficiently. Leaders must understand and appreciate the diversity that exists in their team. Answer the following question as you think about the diversity that exists within your own organization.
- How does this diversity help your team achieve its goals?
- Have you noticed any barriers to team unity that may be attributed to the diversity of team members’ backgrounds?
- How has your background and experience prepared you to be an effective leader in an organization that holds diversity and inclusion as core to its mission and values?