Blair versus Brown – what does that tell us about diversity in the workplace?

Peter Honey from People Management gives his views on that famous relationship and what we can learn from it “The Blair-Brown relationship has been described as dysfunctional and the extent of the strife between Tony Blair and his chancellor, described in Blair’s memoir, A Journey, leads most people to bemoan the damaging effect this must have had on the Blair government. But looked at another way, Blair and Brown, with different backgrounds and personalities, might have been good for each other. I’m not suggesting it was comfortable, but just possibly it was a splendid example of the benefits of diversity: differences producing something better than like-minded sameness could have done. Click here to find out more