The Neurodiversity Edge: The Essential Guide to Embracing Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Neurological Differences for Any Organization

  • 8h 42m 56s
  • Maureen Dunne
  • Gildan Media
  • 2024

In The Neurodiversity Edge, renowned Oxford-trained cognitive scientist, neurodiversity expert, and business leader, Dr. Maureen Dunne presents a pioneering framework to harnessing the power of neurodiversity to navigate the most important human resources revolution in the modern era.

With this indispensable guide, you'll cultivate a values-driven approach to building a culture of sustained authentic inclusion where everyone can thrive; learn how to improve the interview process to avoid missing game-changing talent; develop a hybrid office protocol that works for everyone and a support infrastructure that aligns with universal design principles; uncover and eliminate the destructive influence of unconscious cognitive biases; understand unique problem-solving abilities such as lateral thinking, visual-spatial thinking, multisensory thinking, leaps of creative insight, and hyperfocus; and much more.

The Neurodiversity Edge is an essential guide for executives, board directors, human resources professionals, managers, recruiters, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, allies, educators, nonprofit leaders, and anyone with an interest in better understanding neurodiversity, authentic neuroinclusion, and the human mind.

About the Author

DR. MAUREEN DUNNE is a cognitive scientist, neurodiversity expert, global keynote speaker, board director, and business leader helping organizations build thriving cultures for more than two decades. She has served as a Senior Advisor to some of the world’s top corporate brands, Fortune 500 companies, scaleups, higher education institutions, venture capital funds, and government officials. A member of the neurodiversity community and a Rhodes Scholar, her work has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg, MIT Sloan Management Review, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur, DiversityQ, UNLEASH, and Inside Higher Ed.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - A Tale of Two Worlds
  • Chapter 2 - The Perils of Groupthink
  • Chapter 3 - The Economics of Neurodiversity Inclusion
  • Chapter 4 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to Cognitive Diversity
  • Chapter 5 - From Why to How
  • Chapter 6 - Thinking Outside Check-the-Box
  • Chapter 7 - Neurodiversification Versus Culture Fit
  • Chapter 8 - Tricks Minds Play
  • Chapter 9 - Building a Sturdy Foundation
  • Chapter 10 - Recruiting for Cognitive Diversity
  • Chapter 11 - Accommodating Humans
  • Chapter 12 - Workplace Flexibility
  • Chapter 13 - Universal Empathy Network
  • Conclusion: Neurodiversity and the Age of Transformation
  • Appendix: Tools to Inspire Authentic Neurodiversity Inclusion & Belonging


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