Iris Bohnet argues it’s not only possible for employers to level the playing field by choosing the right candidate for a job despite bias, but in many cases it’s easy, inexpensive, and useful for achieving their business goals.
Hannah Riley Bowles discusses her research on the role gender plays in negotiations, and offers advice for women trying to negotiate higher pay. "What we’ve found in numerous studies is that women pay a higher social cost from negotiating assertively for compensation than do men,” she said.
Over the last 30 years, psychologists and economists have joined forces to study how people process information and actually make decisions, rather than how they would make decisions if they were fully rational and selfish. This research program (dubb
Organizational leaders make decisions involving risk and uncertainty every day. Whom should our organization hire? Should we choose the gamble or the sure thing? How should we structure accountability systems? How do we avoid operating out of fear?