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Through integration, you increase someone’s motivation, productivity, job satisfaction, and wanting to give to the organization; this very idea of organizational citizenship behavior where you go above and beyond what’s required as an employee.

- Dr. Poornima Luthra

What are the keys to diversity management?

This week, on the Global Denmark Podcast, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Poornima Luthra; award-winning educator, faculty at Copenhagen Business School, head of diversity at Globally Local, and co-founder of Plantier.

Listen to this insightful conversation as we explore; the key to successful diversity management, how different generations uniquely can contribute to organizations, and how to leverage global talent.

Episode Takeaways

  • The keys to cultural diversity [01:30]

  • The three pillars of diversity [03:23]

  • Mapping the different generations [04:48]

  • Generational break down in organizations in 2019 [08:13]

  • The beauties in each generation [12:05]

  • Similarities between Maslow’s Hierarchy and generations [16:16]

  • The interplay between cultural and generational diversity [20:48]

  • The importance of integration of talents [26:46]

  • Gender diversity [29:57]

  • Advice to organizations looking to attract and onboard global talent [36:11]

  • Why we should care about diversity [40:30]

  • Habits and routines to enhance performance [45:52]

  • Challenging personality trait [48:30]

  • Motivators, demotivators, and dinner party invites [50:12]

  • Plantier [58:05]

  • Mentors and book recommendations [59:18]

  • Factors for expat spouses to find happiness when arriving in Denmark [01:01:52]

  • Lessons to and from Denmark, and closing comments [01:03:32]

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