Monday, May 15, 2017

Does diversity training actually work? - LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

by Brett Henebery 
Originally published: May 12, 2017

According to research, organisations shouldn’t be so quick to use diversity training to shed employees’ biases.

A report by Harvard Business Review found that diversity training programs can actually have the opposite effect of what they intend.

“It turns out that while employees are easily taught to respond correctly to a questionnaire about bias, they soon forget the right answers,” the report stated.