The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.  Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center.

REDUCING BIAS IN EVALUATIONS:
HOW AND WHY BIAS AFFECTS PERFORMANCE REVIEWS (PART 1)

Most firms believe their evaluation system is fair. Most of those firms are wrong.

Research has shown that unconscious bias skews evaluations, despite the evaluators’ best efforts to be fair and impartial. A recent study even suggests the more we believe we are fair and impartial, the less likely we are actually to be so…

To read more details about how and why different types of biases can affect performance evaluations, become a member of the Alliance and access our Member Resource Center.