TrainingBriefs® I Can’t Pronounce That Name!
Assumptions Based on Someone's Name
New Micro-Learning! When we meet new people, we can be unfamiliar with how to pronounce their names. But what happens when we let someone’s name interfere with our judgment? When we make decisions - like hiring - based on just a name of a candidate, we definitely exhibit bias. We should instead look not for culture fit but for a culture add – what can a person bring to the team.
Learning Path & Details
Suggested Industry Usage
- Understanding Diversity
- Fostering Inclusion, Equity & Belonging
- Understand how we exhibit bias when we make decisions - like hiring - based on just a name of a candidate.
- Learn things you can do to thwart bias based on someone’s name.
- Audible Narration
- Integrated Video
- Interactions and Activities
Training Files (1)
Bias can come into play in just about anything… but there are some things we can do to thwart bias based on someone’s name.