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Diagnosing Bias

See Bias | Block Bias Tool: Diagnosing Bias

Research shows that stereotypes can introduce errors in managers’ decision making about talent throughout the employee lifecycle such as in hiring, evaluations of performance, assigning high visibility projects, and giving credit for contributing in groups. While most people agree that bias exists in the abstract, many cannot see their own role in enacting bias or how it functions in their organization. Further, resistance to the idea that bias exists at all is what we call “bias backlash”. Research shows that there are several ways that bias backlash stands in the way of organizations when creating programs and tools to block bias.

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