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Successful companies hinge on diverse teams. Make your team more inclusive by managing outside the box. After interviewing more than 200 successful bosses for his new book Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage the Flow of Talent, Dartmouth College business professor Sydney Finkelstein has some insight: Traditional ways of hiring and working need to retire. getAbstract recommends this inspiring, introductory-level read to those who are serious about bringing more diversity into the workplace but don’t know how. 

In this summary, you will learn

  • What four tenets help “superbosses” achieve diversity at their companies,
  • How you can apply these tenets to become a more inclusive leader,
  • What traditional leaders get wrong. 

About the Author

Dartmouth College professor Sydney Finkelstein is the author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage the Flow of Talent.



Diversity is good for business, but it’s hard to achieve. More than 200 interviews with “superbosses” show four ways you can become more inclusive as a leader:

  1. Look for talent over prestigious credentials – Impressive credentials aren’t always a reliable indicator of talent. For instance, a high-profile unpaid internship may say more about someone’s privilege than their abilities. Look beyond job seekers’ résumés for qualities like “exceptional intelligence, creativity and flexibility.” Considering unconventional hires means...

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