Group of people Overall, black and Hispanic or Latino workers come up short in the workplace, though they make up a disproportionate percentage of food service and construction positions. (Image: Shutterstock)

Diversity isn’t succeeding in the workplace as well as it should, according to the Workplace Diversity Report 2018 from HR platform Namely.

In fact, the report says, although diversity in teams brings greater productivity and profitability, managers are more likely to be managing people of the same ethnicity and gender. Hiring patterns, according to the findings, lead to homogeneous teams.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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