Do you face any of these challenges?
Are diversity and inclusion efforts pursued by leaders solely to meet a quota?
Are biases and stereotypes having a negative impact on the business?
Are new and different perspectives more often excluded than included by leaders?
Does undervaluing behaviour based on bias commonly go unchallenged?
“Bias is a leader’s Achilles’ heel.
And good leaders still have bias. Understanding unconscious bias, tends to give awesome conscious results.” Let’s UNBOX it.
Companies with the most ethnically diverse executive teams are 33% more profitable - McKinsey . Unconscious bias is deep rooted in the work place. Unconscious brain processes information 200,000 times faster than the conscious mind. Unconscious bias leads us from hiring wrong candidate to losing talented employees. Unconscious bias stems from early childhood. This makes dealing with it very interesting and a sort of mystery. Understanding the impact of unconscious bias at work and the impact it has on the leader’s decision making will help recognize and take action to manage bias better. Unconscious bias everyone has it. But that doesn’t make us bad; it makes us human. While we cannot completely rid ourselves of it, we can learn how to recognize it and lessen its impact in the workplace. Understanding and mitigating the impact of unconscious bias is a crucial 21st-century global leadership skill. Managing unconscious bias is a vital step in building workplaces that are innovative, dynamic, and inclusive.
Unbox through research-based assessments and hands-on learning, will help leaders move from awareness to action, learning how to interrupt bias and leverage the full potential of diverse teams and colleagues at the workplace. The program is taught by expert learning consultants with their proven track record working with global organizations on strategies to build high-performing and competitive workplaces. Learning these important leadership skills can help build and sustain inclusive workplaces and turn diversity into a strategic business advantage.
Recognize biases and stereotypes that can affect workplace decisions.
Identify those who have been excluded and invite them to the table.
Engage everyone and encourage their distinct voices and unique contributions.
Advocate for those with different perspectives and ignite their personal success.