LSA’s Scott Page, the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics, said on BBC Radio’s “The Bottom Line” that when it comes to addressing complex problems, businesses get a huge bonus from a diversity of perspectives.

Businesses are more innovative when they have people who think differently about the world in the room together, said Page, the author of the new book The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy. Page also directs the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at U-M.

Click here to hear more from Scott Page on the importance of cognitive diversity in the business environment.