Designed to support conversations about business planning and Key Performance Indicators, and for use in ongoing work around equality. Key elements are:

1) framework identifying eight characteristics likely to increase the adaptive resilience of organisations, and how embracing diversity can help build these
2) case study from the private sector illustrating the business case for diversity
3) set of case studies of arts organisations that embrace diversity
4) 10 key lessons drawn from the research
5) set of questions that for stimulating discussion within organisations.

Tony Nwachukwu, burntprogress, Mark Robinson
Arts Council England
May 2011
The role of diversity in building adaptive resilience