Designing a Bias Free Org (What should be done? (BEHAVIOR DESIGN…
Designing a Bias Free Org
Diversity trainings don't work!
don't measure if they work
Don't change attitudes, let alone behavior
Eliminate the biases that cause discrimination
What should be done?
What you want changed
How you plan to evaluate whether the change program worked
STOP going with gut and instinct
Re-examine practices thought to be gender neutral
SAT: extra variable of willingness to take risks. Favored males
Female students lacked role models. So school added female paintings of important figures
Companies could get consultants
Helps companies diagnose problems
FOR BELIEFS TO CHANGE, PEOPLE'S EXPERIENCES HAVE TO CHANGE FIRST.
Article really focused on genders, but possibly could extend to races/religions
!Fathers with daughters more open to gender equality
Get rid of self evaluations
Cultural differences in self confidence