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This article explores factors in understanding the positive influence of diversity in problem solving, meeting or exceeding workplace goals, and fostering innovation in both the public and private sector. It examines three larger scale and three smaller scale studies to quantify how diversity affects group performance. The author's findings indicate that gender-diverse and ethno-diverse groups outperform homogeneous groups in multiple metrics.
Scientific American: Volume 311, Issue 4, Pages 42-47
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Education - Applied Research
- Active Learning
= Cooperative Learning
- Professional Development
- Recruitment
= Diversity
Education - Basic Research
- Sample Population
= Ethnicity or Race
= Gender
- Societal Issues
= Gender Issues
= Race Issues
- Graduate/Professional
- Professional Development
- Reference Material
= Article
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- Researchers
- Educators
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K. Phillips, , Sci. Am. 311 (4), 42 (2014), WWW Document, (https://doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1014-42).
K. Phillips, How Diversity Makes Us Smarter, Sci. Am. 311 (4), 42 (2014), <https://doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1014-42>.
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Phillips, K. (2014, September 19). How Diversity Makes Us Smarter. Sci. Am., 311(4), 42-47. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1014-42
Chicago Format
Phillips, Katherine. "How Diversity Makes Us Smarter." Sci. Am. 311, no. 4, (September 19, 2014): 42-47, https://doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1014-42 (accessed 30 May 2024).
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Phillips, Katherine. "How Diversity Makes Us Smarter." Sci. Am. 311.4 (2014): 42-47. 30 May 2024 <https://doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1014-42>.
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@article{ Author = "Katherine Phillips", Title = {How Diversity Makes Us Smarter}, Journal = {Sci. Am.}, Volume = {311}, Number = {4}, Pages = {42-47}, Month = {September}, Year = {2014} }
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