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Blog Post: Worried you’re an impostor? You’re not alone!

Impostor syndrome is the psychological experience of seeing yourself as an intellectual fraud and the fear of being exposed. Researchers estimate that roughly 70% of people experience impostor synd...

Blog Post: More information is better

Extending decision making out widely invited every employee to help run the business and gave each one a personal sense of responsibility for what went on every day and how every month turned out -...

Blog Post: Are we as ethical as we think we are? Probably not, but we should embrace that.

Dr. Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, spoke about her research at the re:Work 2016 event. Chugh’s work focuses on “bounded ethicality.” The idea o...

Guide: Gather data and measure decisions

Measurement is key for successful unbiasing. Without understanding and tracking your undertakings, it's hard to know where to focus or how your efforts are faring. Here are three measurement categ...
Unbiasing

Blog Post: Should you hire for cultural fit or adaptability?

Recent years have seen a proliferation of assessment tools designed to identify, screen, and select employees who match an organization’s culture. But people vary not only in their initial levels o...

Blog Post: Segmentors vs Integrators: Google’s work-life-balance research

In the past, work ended when we left the office and didn’t start back up again till we clocked in the next morning. Now we take our work everywhere we go, on our phones and laptops. This constant c...

Blog Post: Finding organizational purpose by working out together

Dr. Doug Lepisto, assistant professor of Management at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, spoke at the re:Work 2016 event about the organizational effects of purpose in the...

Blog Post: Improving workplace transparency using a virtual window

Speaking at the re:Work 2014 event, Tami Kim, then a doctoral student at Harvard Business School, shared her research showing the value of transparency - literally - between workers and customers....

Blog Post: Find better solutions by not complaining about problems

Michelle Gielan, founder and researcher at the Institute of Applied Positive Research, spoke at the re:Work 2016 event about the importance of a solutions-oriented mindset for employees, students,...

Blog Post: How our nonprofit partners with academics to conduct internal HR research

At Community Solutions, an international non-profit with 62 employees, we are working to end homelessness and the conditions that create it. We help communities draw on existing, successful problem...
People Analytics

Blog Post: McKinsey’s global view of workplace gender equality

James Manyika, director of the McKinsey Global Institute, spoke at Google's re:Work 2016 event about how he and his team have been using research to understand the issues of pay equality and gende...

Blog Post: Livestream on Google's research-based manager training

Tune into the Google Partners Academy on Air starting at 11am Pacific Time on Thursday, February 2nd. The livestream will feature a presentation from Michelle Donovan, Director of People Developmen...
Managers

Blog Post: HR Information Systems 2.0: Integrating People Analytics

In 2016, we set out to transform a course for human resource management (HRM) undergraduate students at Portland State University. The course was Human Resource Information Systems, a staple at bus...
People Analytics

Blog Post: Watch: Google's research on making managers awesome

In 2008, a team of researchers set out to prove what some at Google speculated - that managers don’t matter. Except the team found out what organizations everywhere have known for a long time: man...
Managers

Blog Post: The History and Future of Work with futurist Marina Gorbis

Marina Gorbis, Executive Director of the Institute for the Future, speaking at Google’s 2014 re:Work event, shared a brief look at how labor has evolved. Historically, we haven’t worked in central...

Guide: Raise awareness about unconscious bias

One of the first steps towards unbiasing is education. External research shows that awareness of unconscious bias can lead to reversals in biased outcomes, and understanding of the unconscious bia...
Unbiasing

Blog Post: The science of storytelling with Google’s Prasad Setty

Speaking at Google’s re:Work event in 2016, Prasad Setty, vice president of People Analytics and Compensation at Google, spoke of the importance of being able to share analytical results in ways t...

Blog Post: New research explores tackling unconscious bias in the classroom

Much of the current research on the representation of women and racial and ethnic minorities in the fields of computer science and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) focuses on the s...
Unbiasing

Blog Post: Reduce the influence of unconscious bias with these re:Work tools

Unconscious Bias @ Work workshop [presentation + facilitator guide] - Start the conversation at your organization by giving your employees a common language to discuss unconscious biases. These ma...
Unbiasing

Blog Post: Mapping employee chitchat can reveal information blockages

Dr. Ben Waber, Founder and CEO of Humanyze, spoke at Google’s 2014 re:Work event about what organizations can learn by measuring their employees’ interactions. Humanyze makes a wearable ID badge t...
People Analytics