This programme covers the fundamentals: why we have biases and how they impact our behaviours and decisions at work.
As the global war on talent continues to hot up, so does the pressure on business to attract and retain the best possible talent. However, what business does and what science knows are too different things. Hiring managers globally continue to hire people who simply look and sound like them.
Awareness: Here we provide an overview of the psychology of bias, providing answers to questions such as what is unconscious bias and how does bias impact on individual and group behaviour and decision-making in a business environment? The awareness element covers:
Application: Understanding the psychology of bias is not rocket-science. That’s why our programme moves swiftly from the theoretical to the practical. The application stage:
Actions: Our programme focus on the ‘so what can we do?’ question. We provide our clients with research lead actions that are designed to mitigate bias. These actions cover individual behaviours as well as group decision-making. They are linked to the talent themes discussed above.