EppsNet Archive: Bias

More People I’m Sick Unto Death Of

21 May 2016 /
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New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by Redskins nameThe Washington Post

Man, am I sick of people who get offended on behalf of a group they don’t belong to, projecting their own phony outrage on the group members and their own biases on non-group members.

In light of the poll results, non-Native American opponents of the Redskin name seem to have changed their position slightly to say that Native Americans are in fact being offended but are too dumb to realize it.


What Is the Evidence for Unconscious Bias?

21 Feb 2016 /

What is the evidence for “unconscious bias,” since it’s, you know, unconscious?


This Sounds Familiar

12 Aug 2010 /

Bias is particularly an issue on cross-boundary initiatives, where multiple groups of stakeholders work together on a project. Each stakeholder group has particular goals and is judged against metrics that may be unique to that group. Bias tends to be a substantial driver of project disruption in organizations where goals or metrics across groups are in conflict.