The benefits of diversity are often championed, but there are plenty of examples when businesses report that diversity hasn't always been a positive thing.
Suppose you inject diversity into your team in an attempt to boost productivity, increase sales, drive customer growth and send profits soaring. But instead, all you have is a team that no longer sees eye-to-eye. They stop agreeing on things, and instead of innovation, you get a deadlock. This does happen. Diversity doesn't always lead to a positive working environment. A melting pot of characters and backgrounds can lead to a multitude of approaches with little common ground. In these cases, not only is diversity not boosting profits and driving success, it is holding the business back.
[P1] Diversity isn't always a positive thing. [P2] In these cases, diversity actively holds businesses back.