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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

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

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Upcoming Speaking and Teaching Events

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3/21/2014
21 MAR 2014 John T. Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award Luncheon

Martin Davidson is a proud recipient of the esteemed 2014 John T. Casteen III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award. Martin was nominated for the award by Dean Robert Bruner, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. He will speak at the awards luncheon on March 21 at Alumni Hall.

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 [...]

11/15/2013
15 NOV 2013 TEDx Charlottesville: The Difference that Makes a Difference

On November 15 Martin will talk on the principles of his book, The End of Diversity as We Know It at the first TEDx Charlottesville. The event, themed The Difference that Makes a Difference goes from 9:00am-6:00pm, and will be held at The Paramount Theater on the Main Street Mall. For more information and an [...]

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