When many people think about workplace misconduct, overt harassment and discrimination often come to mind. Whether it’s a coworker making a lewd comment or a manager holding certain employees to a different standard than others, many forms of misconduct are clearly and immediately visible. However, there are other forms of marginalization that may be harder to spot, but which are no less hurtful for their victims.
For example, unconscious bias is a form of discrimination that inadvertently reinforces negative stereotypes and changes employee behavior. This type of bias can take the form of subtle exchanges that denigrate employees from a