Gartner research finds that in a diverse workforce performance improves by 12%, and intent to stay by 20%.

However, in spite of multiyear investments, organizations haven't made as much progress with workforce diversity as they'd like, especially in the leadership ranks. Questions about who is accountable for workplace diversity, how to source diverse talent and how to manage diversity have stunted efforts.

This research details seven key imperatives the best companies have aligned with to go beyond commitment and drive real results from diversity and inclusion.