Monday, July 17, 2017

Study: Just the Perception of Implicit Bias Takes a Toll on Companies - FORTUNE

by Grace Donnelly
Originally published: July 13, 2017

There's plenty of research documenting how managers should combat their own unconscious bias, but what about the toll bias takes on workers who experience it firsthand?

A new study from the Center for Talent Innovation quantifies the bias perceived by employees in white collar jobs and how that bias costs their companies.

“We measure the damage done when individuals see systems as unfair, as illegitimate,” Sylvia Hewlett, founder and CEO of CTI, said of the report at a New York City event to present the findings Wednesday night.