Tag: cognitive bias
The confirmation bias causes leaders to look for information that confirms their beliefs, and rejecting information that does not. To overcome this dangerous cognitive bias, leaders should test decisions by trying to prove themselves wrong.
Our assumptions about what others want are often incorrect due to the cognitive bias called the false consensus effect. Extensive research shows that most employees place a premium on telework and work-life quality after the pandemic.
Cognitive biases lead to typical business strategic analyses such as SWOT giving a false sense of comfort and security. The result? Appalling oversights that ruin profitable businesses and bring down high-flying careers.
To improve new member retention, associations need to avoid dangerous judgment errors. An example is the overconfidence bias, which causes association leaders to be excessively confident about what new members want.
Want to avoid the dangerous judgment errors that scholars in cognitive neuroscience and behavioral economics call cognitive biases in your work? This videocast and podcast will help you defeat all types of cognitive bias!
To address unconscious cognitive biases in your workplace, you need to evaluate thoroughly their impact on your own professional activities, as well as more broadly in your team and organization, and make and implement a plan to address the problem.
Caption: Business professional holding stomach (HansMartinPaul/Pixabay) Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. She says all...
By Joel Lehman “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -Shakespeare It happens every year. It’s the...
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