3 Reasons You Should Conduct Social Experiments in Your Employee Resource Groups to Promote Diversity

Today I’m going to talk about conducting a social experiment.

And guess what, the subject of the experiment is you…

Here are some key messages from this episode:

  • Why you should think of your employee resource group as a lab
  • Why your processes should differ for reversible decisions and non reversible decisions
  • Why you should run social experiments for things that truly matter and much much more

Play the episode for more.

Here are some key takeaways from this episode:

Why You Should Think of Your Employee Resource Group as a Lab

I discuss why it’s useful to think of your employee resource group as a lab:

“When I think of a lab, I think of a place where people do research, perform experiments or measure things in general.   This extends beyond old school thinking and is more creative”

Why your processes should differ for reversible decisions and non-reversible decisions

I explain why reversible decisions don’t need to be made the same way as irreversible decisions:

“Reversible decisions are doors that open both ways. Two-way doors you can walk in and out of”

Why You Should Run Social Experiments for Things that Truly Matter

I explain how a Professor suggests that if your decisions are reversible and matter then you should run experiments:

“These are the social experiments I’m talking about or you could even do pilot studies for initiatives to cultivate developmental relationships, preparing employees for their appraisals, anything “

Here are some resources so you can go deeper

Go Fast and Break Things: The Difference Between Reversible and Irreversible Decisions

Developmental Networks: The Most Important Career Tool You’ve Never Heard Of

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