How Cultural Diversity Leads to Better Teamwork

Christian Hirsig
enterpreneur w/ @PowerCodersHQ and @bookasleeper

Take a deep dive into How Cultural Diversity Leads to Better Teamwork with this hand-curated series of 9 time-tested articles and videos from around the web. We’ll guide you through, one link per day, in the app or in your inbox.

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Deep down in our heart we know that diversity is an important ingredient for better teamwork. But somehow in our reptile brain we are teaming up with what and who we know. 


Christian Hirsig is an entrepreneur. He is the founder of Powercoders, a originally Swiss non-profit that offers an IT boot camp to refugees and migrants and supports them with workplace integration. With Powercoders, he experiences first hand how diversifying culture improves teamwork.


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With tart humor, Hayley Yeates makes the case that investing in cultural diversity is just as important as fostering gender diversity.

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Cultural diversity is an ever-growing topic that is becoming more widespread and central in organisations and businesses around the world.

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Striving to increase workplace diversity is not an empty slogan — it is a good business decision.

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Figures show in the UK nearly 40% of our top cultural figures come from migrant or minority ethnic backgrounds – but barriers still exist.

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3 Reasons why cultural diversity is the secret to success

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The successful integration of third-country nationals in the EU labour market represents an opportunity for our societies.

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«From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy», says novelist Elif Shafak

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Boston Consulting shows in it's report that all the efforts we took for cultural diversity implementation and benefits are still far from perfect. 

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Let's wrap it up. Cultural diversity is important. Not only in IT, but everywhere. So make sure to aim for it. If you liked this Deep Dive, visit Powercoders.org and join as a volunteer or offer an internship. Thanks. Chris.

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