Helene Usherwood continues her thought leadership around diversity and inclusion speaking to HRZone about the importance of invisible and cognitive diversity and why more women need to apply for non-executive roles.
“Cognitive diversity is about taking ideas from outside your existing frames of reference and applying them to everything from everyday problem-solving to winning new business. This is why I believe more women should be applying for non-exec roles – we intrinsically have the power to approach a problem or issue from a different perspective to our male counterparts. Non-execs are often appointed to challenge the direction and performance of an organisation and its existing team. Typically, a non-executive director doesn’t engage in the day-to-day management of the organisation but is involved in areas such as policy making and strategy setting.”
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