Managing Bias in a Workplace Investigation- Individual
Whatever you call bias – unconscious, implicit, subtle – the result is the same. Bias influences our thinking, decision making and ultimately the impact on any situation, including workplace investigations. In an investigation, you want to strive for a bias-free zone to ensure fairness is apparent and carried throughout the investigation.
As an investigator leading a workplace investigation, it is critical that you determine ways to stay neutral despite your subtle biases and not let your bias determine your decision. This program will explore how to manage bias from other involved parties throughout the investigation process. Learn tools and techniques that you can begin applying immediately to mitigate the impact of bias in a workplace investigation.
- Recognize the types of biases an investigator, or other involved parties, may unknowingly exhibit
- Describe the influence biases can have throughout the investigation process
- Create a plan to manage bias throughout an investigation
SHRM: 1 PDC