Diversity within a homogeneous community-weirdness
Dr. Martin Davidson is a professor of leadership at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.
For 25 years he has taught about the power of diversity -- not just diversity as it relates to race and gender, but the diversity that's present even when everybody looks the same. Martin calls this diversity within a homogeneous community "weirdness."
As a leadership-and-diversity consultant, Martin has worked in 24 industries on five continents. His clients include AT&T, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Rolls Royce, and the U.S. Navy Seals.
He's the author of "The End of Diversity as We Know It: Why Diversity Efforts Fail and How Leveraging Difference Can Succeed," and is working on his latest book, "Embrace the Weird."
Martin received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard, and his graduate degree in psychology from Stanford.