Diversity in decision-making in rural industries

  • 68 pages

  • Published: 12 Jul 2017

  • Author(s): Elphick-Darling, Rose, Gunasekera, Don, Ghalebeigi, Dr Aida

  • ISBN: 978-1-74254-940-8

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This research aims to better understand how diverse groups in the Australian economy can be optimally harnessed at farm and industry levels to innovative leadership roles in the rural sector’s decision-making and operational activities. Increasingly diverse workforces are the reality of Australian businesses and they have the potential deliver enhanced business benefits including profitability, productivity and innovation. Much of the data on diversity in decision-making is focused on larger corporations and government agencies but family businesses can appreciate the opportunity through diversity.