Predicting Employee Diversity in Teams

In the previous post, we learned from a financial institution that the type of the team – sales or professional service has an impact on the prevalence of the minority groups. The conclusion was that the proportion of the staff with different ethnic backgrounds is significantly lower in sales than in the professional service. In this post, we want to know if we can come up with a model to predict employee diversity across the teams.  Continue reading


Employee Diversity in the Workplace

In this example, we have team-level data from a UK-based financial company. The company has 29,976 employees in 928 teams which are divided in two main functions – sales and professional service. In short, sales staff are customer-facing employees; whereas professional service staff are non customer-facing employees such as product development, finance, marketing. Continue reading