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Discussions about diversity that only look at obvious differences like gender and ethnicity run the danger of simplifying the issue and polarizing people. Diversity training often has this narrow focus, and does little to enable managers to appreciate and utilize the rich potential of the unique individuals that make up their organization. Diversity also refers to differences in personalities, education, experiences, and lifestyles-and it is this kind of diversity that make each person's contribution to an organization valuable. This article addresses these subtle dimensions of diversity, and discusses how companies can nourish and manage this kind of diversity to their benefit.