4th December 2013


by: Jo Dodds


Categories: Engage for Success Blog

How diversity delivers on Employee Engagement

A recent survey by Korn Ferry found a resounding 96 percent of executives believe having a diverse and inclusive workforce can improve employee engagement and business performance, according to a first-of-its-kind survey by the Institute.

The survey had insightful findings such as organisations needing to do more to promote inclusion such as financial incentives to promote inclusion. Same survey shows just over 20% of firms provide incentives to promote Diversity & Inclusion.

The survey was conducted with more than 400 executives in August 2013, so is amongst the very latest research in the market.

“We are encouraged that nearly all of the executives surveyed recognize having a diverse and inclusive workplace gives them a strategic advantage in the marketplace,” said Oris Stuart, a Senior Partner in Korn/Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting. “At the same time, there’s work to do in holding managers and leaders accountable and creating incentives.”

Have a look at the detailed survey findings here.

This blog post has been written by Engage for Success, the findings and original content is owned by Korn Ferry.