Human resources executives say that the next generation of global executives will be more diverse. But by diverse, they don’t just mean having variations in age, nationality and gender. Instead, they believe that top leadership groups in the future will be characterized by people with greater diversity of experience and “thought styles.” HR executives also believe that next-generation leaders will be working more collectively.
Taken together, that means that leaders from highly diverse backgrounds will need to work together more effectively.
How are HR executives grooming the next generation of leaders to address these challenges successfully?