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How to develop an authentic diversity and inclusion policy

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 16 / 17

S ince the 2000 census revealed massive demographic shifts and corresponding market opportunities across America, diversity and inclusion gradually evolved across sports. League officials, owners and team executives sooner or later proclaimed co...

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