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The End of Diversity as We Know It:

Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed

So you’ve achieved diversity. Now what? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, Martin Davidson has a few ideas to share with you. Though he advocates diversity, Davidson believes mere numbers mean nothing. He values inclusion, but not for its own sake. His solution? Abandon the often burdensome notion of diversity efforts and embrace a new concept: leveraging difference. Diversity is capital. Invest it wisely and watch it grow.

Read an excerpt from The End of Diversity as We Know It: Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed

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Speaking Engagements

Engaging audiences and redefining diversity

Stay current on when and where Martin will be speaking: facilitating conference sessions, teaching custom executive education courses, speaking as a featured keynote, and as the subject of media interviews.

Watch Martin’s talk on Embrace the Weird from TEDx Phoenixville, PA October 5, 2013

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In The News

Press, Articles and other information

Read articles on the subject of diversity in news and industry publications where Martin is featured, quoted, and referenced.

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Listen to the 17-minute broadcast at The Broad Experience, a conversation about men discussing women in the workplace…without women in the room.

Upcoming Speaking and Teaching Events

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9/25/2014
25 SEPT 2014 Chicago United Transformative Inclusion Member Forum and Exclusion CEO Council Luncheon

Martin will be talking at this event from the principles of his book, The End of Diversity as We Know It: Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed on the morning of September 25, followed by lunch and a book signing. The event will be held in Chicago, Illiniois.

8/1/2014
1 AUG 2014 Academy of Management 2014 Annual Conference

Martin will lead three sessions at this year’s Academy of Management 2014 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Friday, August 1, 10:00AM-12:00PM: Let’s Talk About Gender and Diversity, Let’s Talk About You and Me (Session 65) Friday August, 1, 12:30PM-3:30PM: Publishing Diversity Research Workshop (Session 103) Sunday, August 3, 4:30PM-6:00PM: Construals of “Diversity”: Examining Frameworks for [...]

4/28/2014
28 APR 2014 SHRM 2014 Talent Management Conference & Exposition

Designed specifically for recruiters and talent management professionals, the 2014 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition gives attendees the tools, resources, innovations and solutions they need to move human capital strategies to the next level. Martin will speak on How Diversity Impacts Talent Management Strategies, Mon, April 28, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM.  Click here for [...]

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