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Resources: Diversity and Unconscious Bias

Follow these links to helpful SATERN and Skillsoft Online Courses, Job Aids, Videos, and Books on these topics

Online Courses

Bridging the Diversity Gap (27 mins). To get the most innovative solutions from the individuals in your business, you need to create a workplace that embraces inclusion and avoids bias and stereotyping.

Your Role in Workplace Diversity (30 mins). To understand and appreciate diversity in the workplace, you must develop a deep understanding of yourself, as well as any unconscious bias you may have.

Understanding Unconscious Bias (25 mins). To be part of a complex, diverse team you must take steps to overcome implicit and explicit biases and reject social stereotypes. Understanding you own bias, whether conscious or unconscious, is the key.

Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases (22 mins). We all hold biases, whether conscious or unconscious. Part of understanding the role of unconscious bias in the workplace is admitting to yourself that you, too, hold biases. Once accepted, you can take an anti-bias approach to overcoming unconscious prejudice.

Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace (25 mins). Ensuring a diverse, welcoming, and productive organization means overcoming biases. No matter who you are, you are prey to unconscious biases. To be part of a complex, diverse workplace, you must take steps to overcome them.

Job Aids

Barriers to Diversity

Becoming a Diversity Advocate

Types of Unconscious Bias

Combating the Return of Your Unconscious Bias

Leading an Organization to Overcome Unconscious Bias

Short Videos

The Present Paradigm (2 mins). A three-pronged approach to building a more inclusive culture.

Promoting Organizational Values (2 mins). Build a more inclusive culture by strengthening and reinforcing individual and group successes so you can focus on what matters most.

Essentials of Creating an Inclusive Culture (2 mins). Establishing a successful, high-performing inclusive culture requires more than support.

Business Case for Diversity with Inclusion (2 mins). Diversity with inclusion improves wellness, innovation, productivity, talent, and the bottom line.

Unconscious Bias and Its Role in Diversity (4 mins). Overcoming natural and necessary unconscious bias takes slow, deliberate steps that can lead to innovation gold.

Create Cultures of Inclusion (4 mins). Create an equal playing ground where anyone can bring ideas to the table and where their unique perspectives will be valued.

What Inclusive Leaders Do Differently (1 min). Leaders who can be humble about their weaknesses are better able to create inclusive spaces for collaboration and innovation.

Check Your Biases (1 min). Making decisions too quickly makes you vulnerable to biases that ultimately create more problems. To make better decisions, you need to slow down.

Books

The Drama-Free Workplace: How you can Prevent Unconscious Bias, Sexual Harassment, Ethics Lapses, and Inspire a Healthy Culture (200 pages). Audio Book (8 hrs. 39 mins). Eliminate sexual harassment, unconscious bias, ethical lapses and other HR nightmares!

How to Work with and Lead People not Like You: Practical Solutions for Today’s Diverse Workplace (160 pages). Summary (13 pages). This book explains the skills you need to communicate, motivate, and inspire people to collaborate—even if they have very different values, lifestyles, or priorities.

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Diversity (Audio Book, 7 hrs. 5 mins). This audio edition presents selected Harvard Business Review articles that will help you create a culture that seeks and celebrates difference.

How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive (192 pages). Audio Book (4 hrs. 3 mins). Drawing on years of work with many leading organizations, this book shows what leaders at any level can do to spark real change.

 

 


 

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