I've been hearing that groups and organisations perform better when their workforce is diverse (for example in terms of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, introvert/extrovert, age, etc...). Are these claims true? How robust is the science backing them?
Here are some articles that make the claim:
While, my personal experience is in agreement with these claims, I'm skeptical of them because they seem to pick one or two measures of success among many where the diverse teams do better.