Debra Sabatini Hennelly on Unconscious Bias [Podcast]

Compliance Perspectives show

Summary: <a href=""></a><br> <a href=""></a><br> By Adam Turteltaub<br><br> Unconscious bias is the predisposition to believe or behave a certain way about certain groups of people.  It creates both negative and positive views that are automatic and unintentional.  And, these biases are highly problematic in the workplace.<br> <a href="">Debra Sabatini Hennelly</a>, Founder and President of Resiliti, found that unconscious bias isn’t just an issue for the workforce.  It can affect the compliance team as well.<br> As she explains in this podcast, these biases stem from our brain’s need to process great amounts of information.  While doing so, the mind can take short cuts that can lead to bad decision making.<br> To avoid the pitfalls of this largely uncontrolled thinking process, we need to be consciously aware of the need to be rational and objective and have to be mindful of our own limitations.  Listen in as she outlines the problem and ways to mitigate it, starting by simply slowing down to allow information to process more deliberately.<br>