Managing Affinity Bias: Knowledge Burst
Quickly get up to speed on affinity bias—the human tendency to want to be around people who make us feel comfortable. Affinity bias can be an unrecognized roadblock to inclusion. As a manager, it is your job to be aware of affinity bias in yourself and others and prevent it from affecting talent decisions. By the end of this digital micro-tool, you will gain a simple understanding of affinity bias, learn new skills to help you mitigate its impact, and be a more inclusive and effective manager.
In this 10-minute Knowledge Burst you will learn:
- What affinity bias is and what it looks like in the workplace.
- Why affinity bias matters to managers and their teams.
- How to mitigate its impact when choosing stretch assignments.
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