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What works : gender equality by design / Iris Bohnet.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Cambridge, Massachusetts The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2016Description: xi, 385 pages illustrations 20 cmISBN:
  • 0674089030
  • 9780674089037
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 331.4/133 23
Other classification:
  • 331
  • Ohafb
Contents:
The promise of behavioral design -- Part One: The problem -- Unconscious bias is everywhere -- De-biasing minds is hard -- Doing it yourself is risky -- Getting help only takes you so far -- Part Two: How to design talent management -- Applying data to people decisions -- Orchestrating smarter evaluation procedures -- Attracting the right people -- Part Three: How to design school and work -- Adjusting risk -- Leveling the playing field -- Part Four: How to design diversity -- Creating role models -- Crafting groups -- Shaping norms -- Increasing transparency -- Designing change
Summary: "Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back and de-biasing minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Behavioral design offers a new solution. Iris Bohnet shows that by de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts--often at low cost and high speed."--Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-364) and index

The promise of behavioral design -- Part One: The problem -- Unconscious bias is everywhere -- De-biasing minds is hard -- Doing it yourself is risky -- Getting help only takes you so far -- Part Two: How to design talent management -- Applying data to people decisions -- Orchestrating smarter evaluation procedures -- Attracting the right people -- Part Three: How to design school and work -- Adjusting risk -- Leveling the playing field -- Part Four: How to design diversity -- Creating role models -- Crafting groups -- Shaping norms -- Increasing transparency -- Designing change

"Gender equality is a moral and a business imperative. But unconscious bias holds us back and de-biasing minds has proven to be difficult and expensive. Behavioral design offers a new solution. Iris Bohnet shows that by de-biasing organizations instead of individuals, we can make smart changes that have big impacts--often at low cost and high speed."--Provided by publisher

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