Pre-orders for IBCR 3.1 (2016) can be placed now: The updated Business Case contains 200+ selected studies

Many studies claim to describe the business benefits of D&I. Critics, however, often challenge the research methodology or other aspects. The updated 3rd edition of the unique International Business Case Report (IBCR 3.1) contains 1-page summaries of 203 studies which were all checked for significance, robustness, validity, reliability and, if applicable, for statistical bias.

Timely study for Pride Season: LGBT research review offers insight for D&I practitioners

A systematic literature review on careers and workplace experiences of LGBT employees has recently been published in the Human Resource Development Review. It contains a discussion of empirical findings from 263 manually selected studies dating from 1985 until today. The content emerges from within business, management and broader social sciences disciplines. We have exclusively summarised the […]

The Business Case for Global Gender Balance

According to a new report from the European Commission, the economy would benefit by having full representation of both men and women in top positions. The report, “More women in senior positions – key to economic stability and growth,” shows that women continue to be severely under-represented in economic decision-making. In the corporate world, men […]


The Business Case for Diversity through 90 Empirical Studies For the first time, a comprehensive compendium of international studies on the added value of Diversity & Inclusion has been published. The International Business Case Report (IBCR) is now available from ‘European Diversity Research & Consulting’, Cologne (Germany). “Especially in tough times, organisations need this kind […]

Diversity Management at European business schools – the business case

The survey “Diversity Management in Business Schools” conducted by EABIS, EIMD and EFMD in Spring 2008 mapped and analysed the best of teaching methods and research programmes on diversity management in European and international business schools. The role of education is paramount for raising awareness and further promoting the importance of workforce diversity management. Business […]