Feb. 7, 2007 -- Linkage Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based organizational and leadership development company, will hold its eighth annual Summit on Leading Diversity starting April 30 in Atlanta, the company said Tuesday.

The event provides coaching for business executives on diversity issues in the workplace, while offering tools necessary to apply diversity concepts to real-world business scenarios, Linkage president Todd Langton said in a statement.

"The Summit on Leading Diversity plays an important role in developing the leadership skills and organizational strategies needed to build a more inclusive workplace, one that can better compete and operate in global markets," Langton said.

Linkage has twice been named to the Inc. 500 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, placing No. 173 in 1997 and No. 381 the following year.

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Published on: Feb 6, 2007