Overcoming Unconscious Bias within Organizations
By Jennifer Brown and Gemma Toner Unconscious biases are often based on mistaken, inaccurate, or incomplete information. They can have a significant impact on workplaces, shaping who gets recruited, hired, and promoted. Now, more than ever, creating an inclusive workplace environment is required for employees to reach their full... Read more
Key to Economic Recovery—Avoiding a Mindset Crisis
By Amanda J Felkey, PhD Our positive or negative outlook is going to determine whether our economy recovers, or we end up worse off after COVID-19. Using what we know from psychology and economics to deliberately combat a mindset crisis that could accompany this pandemic is just as important... Read more
Flex Your Empathy Muscles While You Wash Your Hands
By Amanda J Felkey, PhD COVID-19 has understandably heightened our attention to health and safety. We have all gotten the message to wash our hands more and keep our distance in public places. While the health effects of this pandemic are readily apparent, there are several ways COVID-19 could... Read more
Why Women Are Underrepresented at the Top, and What Companies Can Do About It
By John Hackston At the start of 2020, there were more CEOs of S&P100 companies named John than there were women CEOS, and there were more directors named John, or Robert, or William, or James than all the women directors of these companies. In 2019, there were 33 female... Read more