If we continue to define ‘merit’ as ‘people like us’ who have done what we did, we will get more of the same.
While most leaders would agree that people should be judged on their merits, a close look at the evaluation of merit reveals that what adds up to merit for some is susceptible to bias and clouded judgement.
Chief Executive Women and the Male Champions of Change have collaborated to produce In the eye of the beholder: Avoiding the merit trap.
This report blows the cover on the common biases that impact decision making and calls on every leader to reflect on their decision making and avoid falling for the merit trap.
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