Team diversity is a virtue
Having a diverse collection of people in a team makes a lot of sense if you are building creative solutions. The group can draw on broader sources and has greater opportunity to make creative connections. Having diversity is like possessing a bigger brain—the team is able to do more.
Recruiting diversity is one way to assemble dissimilar views. Nurturing diversity within an established team is another. Good recruiting and attentive development keep diversity from becoming divisive. They help a creative team to function as one holistic, dynamic unit.
The first two questions to address when hiring are probably can a candidate do the job and will they fit in with the team? Two positive ...