Although talent is distributed across all cultural groups, there is growing research evidence indicating intentional or unintentional biases both at the pre-screening and assessment phases.”
She told Eastern Eye: “As decision makers selecting candidates often belong to a particular group, they can, according to the “social identity” theorists favour their own kind than those from outside.
“So, one way to avoid this bias is to make the selector groups more heterogeneous so that cues such as names indicating a particular “out-group” stops playing a biasing role. So we need diversity at them to”.”
3 Jul 2019
UK firms show more bias against BAME candidates than businesses in Germany