Implicit Bias - What You Don't See Hurts You!

November 28, 2017
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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Implicit bias creates a disadvantage for leaders and their organizations. We would like listeners to have a clearer understanding of what implicit bias is and how it impacts each of us. As leaders, we need to understand and manage implicit biases because they impact our hiring choices, promotion and succession decisions and our policies. To hire and retain top talent, we need to remove bias from the decision making process as much as possible. During this show, Rebecca talks about her research and extensive work in this field. She discusses: 1. What is implicit bias? 2. What is the business case for addressing it? 3. What examples have you seen where bias adversely impacts an organization meet it's goals internally with staff and externally with customers or clients? 4. What can leaders do to become aware of and reduce the impact of bias in themselves and their organizations? 5. What works for you with your biases?

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Ms. Metcalf, Founder, CEO and Board Chair of Metcalf and Associates is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends to transform organizations. She has captured her thirty years of experience and success in an award-winning series of books which are used by public, private and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems and culture with innovative leadership techniques. As a preeminent change agent, Ms. Metcalf has set strategic direction and then transformed her client organizations to deliver significant business results such as increased profitability, cycle time reduction, improved quality, and increased employee effectiveness. For years, she has been willing to share her hard-won insights - through conference speaking, industry publications, radio talk-shows, and video presentations. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com

Metcalf and Associates has a 25 plus year track record of delivering value to high-performing clients ranging from local Ohio small businesses to Fortune 15 organizations to the US Armed Forces. Client industry mainstays include technology, engineering, manufacturing, financial and medical services. Metcalf and Associates also has an international presence having been on-the-ground helping companies in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Metcalf and Associates was recognized by Insights Success magazine as one of the 50 fastest growing and most reliable consulting companies in 2016.

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