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Six Behavioral Nudges to Reduce Bias in Hiring and Promotions

Consider how decision intelligence impacts your behaviors

Everyone who has worked to get diversity right knows there is no elixir that increases diverse talent in leadership roles. Doing DE&I by the numbers just won’t get you there.

But here’s some good news: By focusing on decision intelligence, and on evidence-based solutions that drive scalable change and increase inclusion, leaders can increase the number of diverse candidates that they hire and promote.

As an academic, I’ve long studied the problem of increasing employee diversity in companies, and as a consultant I’ve applied what I’ve learned to help companies hire and promote more fairly. Through this work, I’ve identified six behavioral nudges that together form an effective, well-rounded approach — one that can help executives make better, less-biased decisions in hiring and promotion.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Harvard Business Review.

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