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13.9: Introduction to Combating Bias

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    What you’ll learn to do: Discuss strategies for creating a functional workplace by combating biases

    Male presenter next to a large presentation poster. The poster has a bulleted list that says, "Speak your truth, lean into discomfort, commit to non-closure, embrace paradox, seek intentional learning."

    Our perceptions and the resulting judgments we make are prone to error. The terms we use to define our perceptions are often used without a clear understanding of the history of a particular term or the impact it has on the individuals and groups we are defining.

    Understanding both the errors and the terminology creates an awareness that is a step toward creating a shared and inclusive view of reality—and possibility—in the workplace.

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    • Introduction to Combating Bias. Authored by: Nina Burokas. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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