Six Biases About Bias, Debunked
There is a significant amount of discussion around bias in the workplace, and rightfully so, as 39 percent of employees report experiencing frequent biases in their work environment. Interestingly, alongside these conversations surrounding workplace bias, there exists a set of commonly-held biases about bias itself.
This article breaks down six examples of these biases about bias.
1. All biases are bad
The term ‘bias’ often carries negative connotations, leading people to adamantly deny the existence of their own biases. While it is true that biases can manifest as harmful prejudices, biases also...