Diversity of Thought
interactive

Diversity of Thought

Understand how demographic and acquired diversity combine to create Diversity of Thought.

Symmetra
Updated Jul 20, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Understand how demographic and acquired diversity combine to create Diversity of Thought
  • Comprehend why diverse teams make better decisions than homogenous teams
  • Understand how to reduce overlap in your teams mental toolbox
  • Recognise how your Circle of Trust impacts how you think
  • Identify simple ways to span boundaries and diversify your connections to invite fresh new perspectives
Course Description

Diversity of Thought refers to the different perspectives, knowledge and problem solving tools each of us bring to the workplace - you could also think of this as our different mental toolkits. In this module, we’ll explore what the research tells us about diverse teams and how they lead to more creative and innovative solutions. We’ll also look closely at how to reduce cognitive overlap within your team to encourage fresh new perspectives to help you get the diversity bonus.