Are you acting with bias? You could find out by taking the Implicit Association Test1, a social psychology method of measuring the strength of associations that people have between concepts as well as evaluations and stereotypes.2 Many people have used this test to identify their natural tendencies of bias.
Bias is everywhere. Nearly two-thirds of respondents in Deloitte’s 2019 report on the state of inclusion reported experiencing bias in the workplace last year. And the sobering statistics continue from there: respondents reported that bias had negative impacts on productivity (68 percent), engagement (70 percent), and on happiness, confidence, and wellbeing (84 percent).1 Continue reading “Prediction: Organizations will use AI and behavioral nudges to reduce bias across the workplace”
Posted on August 2, 2019.
Thanks to a combination of awareness, training, and regulatory oversight, most organizations are acutely aware of the need to remove bias from hiring decisions and take steps to prevent it. So you may find it surprising to learn how many different forms of bias exist and how common it is—still—for bias to creep into decision-making.