How blame is attributed to male and female leaders
The negative outcomes of male leaders are blamed on their selfish decisions, while those of female leaders are put down to bad luck.
"Blinding" is not a silver bullet to deal with gender bias
The gender of the idea proposer had no impact on whether innovation managers thought it was a good idea or not.
Remember me? Gender, race may make you forgettable
The authors believe they are the first to provide evidence of bias in our ability to remember professionally relevant information about people.
For leaders, playing favorites can be a smart strategy
"In less clearly structured teams ... having a biased boss typically led to better outcomes, with improved coordination and performance across the entire team."
Don't complain to these co-workers
Employees should first consider whether they’re speaking to someone who can take the requested action.
It isn't what you know, it's what you think you know
Do people who think they know science actually know much about the science they are spouting on about?
A commercial real estate agent's gender does matter - to the seller
"It’s in our design to trust, collaborate with and seek out those with whom we have much in common. The more commonality the more trust."
Ageism, sexism and racism still rife in labor market
A series of experiments found the younger white British male was 29% more likely than the 50-year-old black British female to be offered a job interview.
Steps to reduce 'cybervetting' bias in hiring
Failing to better regulate the use of cybervetting can introduce bias into an organization’s hiring processes, invade the privacy of job seekers and ultimately hurt the organization’s bottom line.
Denial of structural racism linked to anti-Black prejudice
People who deny the existence of structural racism are more likely to exhibit anti-Black prejudice and less likely to show racial empathy or openness to diversity.
When job seekers are "overqualified," gender bias may come into play
Hiring managers are suspicious about overqualified male candidates’ motivations; they’re deemed “flight risks” and passed over for fear that they’ll decamp for better opportunities. But overqualified women are more likely to be hired despite their excessive qualifications.
Artificial intelligence favors white men under 40
The language models we use in our daily lives while we’re utilizing search engines, machine translation, or engaging with chatbots and commanding Siri, speak the language of some groups better than others. Even a slight bias can have serious consequences in contexts where precision is key.
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