Drs. Steven & Maria Painchaud have found when working with organizations the root cause for many challenges the organizations face stem from the lack of well-developed human relations skills. There is a direct relationship between human relations skills and implicit bias. Understanding how implicit bias may influence decisions, especially those based in business ethics, is integral to the well-being of any organization.
This session will explore implicit bias; what it is, how it manifests itself, and the impact it has on decision making in the work environment. Additionally, the concept of business ethics will be discussed. Utilizing vignettes to illustration examples of implicit bias in ethical decision making will help participants to become more aware of the subtleties of the bias’s influence.OUTCOMES
Participants will gain insight in
- Recognizing implicit bias and how to self-monitor
- Potential strategies to address implicit bias in ethical decision making
- The responsibility of the organization to provide training, mentoring, coaching on implementing business ethics while minimizing the impact of implicit bias
This webinar is approved for 2 SHRM PDCs and 2 HRCI General credits.
Dr. Maria Manus Painchaud, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is a management consultant and former associate professor of organizational leadership in the School of Business at Southern New Hampshire University. Over the past six years, Dr. Painchaud has served in several interim executive position assisting organizations during transitions and leadership change with reorganization, operational efficiencies, and implementing solid human resource practices. She continues to prepare HR professionals for national certification consistently achieving some of the highest pass rates in the country. Dr. Painchaud provides consulting services to both for profit and not-for-profit organizations, focusing on strategic management, succession planning, strategic human resource management issues, and leading and managing change. She serves on a number of not-for-profit boards holding leadership positions, as well as having been selected for several community service recognition awards.
Dr. Steven R. Painchaud, SHRM-SCP, is a management consultant and former professor of organizational leadership in the School of Business at Southern New Hampshire University. Dr. Painchaud has over thirty-five years of teaching, management and consulting experience. He taught in the areas of strategic management, leadership, human relations, and social environment. Dr. Painchaud also has been integral to the success of the HR Certification Prep course and helps facilitate the program to prepare HR professionals for national certification. Dr. Painchaud also provides consulting services to both for profit and not-for-profit organizations, focusing on strategic management, leadership training, employee engagement strategies, and human resources management. He continues to research human relations skills and the work environment.