Combating Implicit Bias In The Workplace

Law360, New York (January 5, 2017, 11:24 AM EST) -- Jeff Barnes

Ehsan Tabesh A term once used by few now takes the national stage on a regular basis. "Implicit bias" has made headlines in the past year; most recently when Hillary Clinton tied it to the shooting of an unarmed black man. The topic continues to be relevant, including in workplace matters. Even when employers are committed to diversity in the workplace, some social scientists claim that implicit bias and stereotypes may negatively influence employment decisions.

The term "implicit bias" refers to the role unconscious attitudes, feelings and stereotypes play in decision-making. According to social psychology research, implicit bias stems...

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