Understanding the Cost of Bias
This article is based on the HealthStream Webinar, “The (Not So) Hidden Cost of Bias,” presented by Jeremy Short, a subject matter expert on bias, diversity, and inclusion. Short shares that when thinking about bias in the workplace, it is important to realize and acknowledge that we all have some bias. Biases can be positive or negative. A fundamental step in understanding bias is to know and accept that we all have some. After reading this article you'll have an understanding of the impact of experiencing bias, how to avoid bias in the recruiting process, how to lessen the impact of bias on engagement, and how to limit bias in performance reviews.