How Unconscious Bias Shapes and is Shaped by Culture with Jackie Cranford

November 21, 2016
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How do we know when we tip into an unconscious bias that excludes others? Do we use culture as the rationale? In the second show in a three-part series about culture in organizations with guest host Randy Chittum, we talk with Jackie Cranford about how unconscious bias is present in how we create culture. Join us as we talk with Jackie, adviser and talent strategist, about how culture may perpetuate some biases and how culture can also serve to interrupt the damage done by unconscious bias. We will revisit some of the topics addressed in last week’s episode, with Gerry McDonough, such as the “walking around definition” of culture and “how people survive, thrive, and fit in,” and get Jackie’s take on the subject. All of this, and more, will be discussed on November 21, 11am EST. Join Randy Chittum and Jackie Cranford for what promises to be an enlightening discussion.

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Episode Directory

December 2016

November 2016

  • 11/28/2016: What It Really Means to Lead Culture with Gary Corless Listen Now
  • 11/21/2016: How Unconscious Bias Shapes and is Shaped by Culture with Jackie Cranford Listen Now
  • 11/14/2016: Understanding What Really Matters about Organizational Culture: A Conversation with Gerry McDonough, CEO of LeadFirst Listen Now

October 2016