"Where diversity comes from is thinking about the world in different ways and where thinking about the world in different ways comes from is identity and experiences."

- Scott E. Page

What is the true value of diversity?


Join this week’s episode of Global Denmark Podcast; as Thomas Mulhern speaks with Scott Page who is a leading academic, social scientist, author and Professor at the University of Michigan. Listen as together they explore; compositional diversity and diversity bonus by digging into Scott’s book, The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy.

Episode Takeaways

  • Current situation in States [2:15]

  • Diversity bonus [6:19]

  • The Model Thinker Book [11:57]

  • The crowd’s prediction [12:57]

  • Cognitive diversity [18:51]

  • Identity diversity [20:34]

  • Cognitive biases as a mitigating factor [31:18]

  • Diverse teams compared to homogeneous teams [36:45]

  • Homogeneous in terms of cognitive diversity and identity diversity [37:36]

  • Business case due to changed nature of work [44:28]

  • Lessons to and from Denmark, and closing comments [53:06]