- About the Initiative
- Our Compelling Interests Series
- Steering Committee
- Selected Bibliography
- National Discussion Events
- Academic Leadership Institute
"What stands at the core of the argument in this book series, Our Compelling Interests, is the proposition that diversity is to be valued; that welcoming, inclusive communities are strong communities," reflect series co-editors Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor.
What is the Real Value of Diversity in Organizations? Questioning Our Assumptions
"By understanding the possibility of diversity’s benefits, we might then understand what society is striving toward," writes Katherine W. Phillips, Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School.
The Netflix Prize
"The story of the Netflix Prize differs from traditional diversity narratives in which a single talented individual, given an opportunity, creates a breakthrough because of some idiosynchratic piece of information. Instead, teams of diverse, brilliant people competed to attain a goal," writes The Diversity Bonus author Scott E. Page.