Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The Mini-Me Syndrome

The mini-me syndrome refers to the phenomenon that - for instance - human resources managers and executives often tend to choose employees and successors who are perceived as similar to themselves. (The mini-me syndrome is also discussed in parent-child relationships.) This similarity can be defined in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, career path or life style. The resulting discrimination is based on a bias people making HR decisions are often not aware of (via). There is no professional recruitment process without bias awareness.



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4 comments:

  1. Interesting, no, awesome!

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  2. I really do appreciate your comments, THANK YOU, Wim, Karen and Derek!

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