A recent survey in the US found that four in 10 employees had left a job because they felt their values were stigmatised, but how does that sit with a growing number of companies and chief executives making public commitments to diversity and inclusion? Host Isabel Berwick hears from Octavius Black, CEO and co-founder of Mind Gym, which uses behavioural science techniques to improve culture and performance for companies and their staff. And she asks Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, FT's US business editor, whether workplaces are really becoming more divided and polarised.

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Politics in the workplace: how should we deal with opposing views?: https://www.ft.com/content/0864d0cb-bab0-4571-9e25-9b6f0ca041ef

When should business take a stand? https://www.ft.com/content/5ceffa36-899a-4457-919f-b70902162f64

Why Silicon Valley is split on keeping social activism out of the workplace: https://www.ft.com/content/ba0ac9a7-e33e-4e77-a583-3c900e698ab0

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Presented by Isabel Berwick. Editorial direction from Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Novel.

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