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Mind the Gap: Overcoming Organisational Barriers to Develop Inclusive Leaders

As global business speeds toward a more complex, demanding, and borderless expanse of diverse markets, customers, and employees, the skills required to lead and inspire are changing. Developing inclusive leaders is not an option; it is a necessity—but not everyone is getting the message. Too often companies use yesterday’s lenses to develop tomorrow’s leaders—a formula for mediocrity and even failure. This report looks at the challenges diversity and inclusion (D&I), talent management, and leadership development professionals face in creating a corporate culture that embraces D&I as a core leadership trait, one that permeates functions and business units to improve performance.

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