Should workplace diversity be driven by balancing differences or by hiring and selecting the most qualified individual for the position?

Instructions
Should workplace diversity be driven by balancing differences or by hiring and selecting the most qualified individual for the position? If you were creating a new position for your team, do you think the new position should be developed to the individual, or do you think an individual should be hired for the specific job requirements? Why?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.