Bias is often accidental and unknown to companies. There is usually a lack of data to backup claims and suspicion can be damaging to morale and corporate performance.
By opening the curtains on expectations and career development within the company, we can lessen the tensions and place the best people in key positions.
Competency Frameworks fail to meet the level of integrity required but are a useful starting place to build a systematic approach to solving the challenges of bias in industry.
Only by thorough evaluation of skill, knowledge, experience, attitude, and manner, (competency), is it possible evaluate and deal with the issues that exist in most companies.
Simple tools which look at 1-5 rankings of skills are overly simplistic for the complexity of bias.
Sysmax has created a four-dimensional approach to ensure integrity of information and to enable robust evaluation is sensitive areas.