HR Magazine Features Howard Ross as HR Trendsetter


Diversity consultant Howard Ross and his team have worked with clients in several dozen countries to get at the heart of what causes workplace bias. He found that people are suffering from a kind of diversity fatigue that comes from the typical “find them and fix them” training aimed only at people in a dominant […]

How Corporate America is Tackling Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias Brain

FORTUNE MAGAZINE By Elizabeth G. Olson |  January 15, 2015 Roche Diagnostics and Royal Bank of Canada have launched internal initiatives in hopes of increasing workforce diversity. Equality is a worthy goal—but its tough to achieve when unconscious bias so pervades the American workplace. Certainly women have made inroads in corporate America, but a Pew […]

Don’t Let Biases Your Derail Hiring Process


INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY By Mathew Kosinski  |  November 18, 2014 “If you are human, you are biased,” proclaims “Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives,” the latest book from Howard J. Ross, founder and chief learning officer of Cook Ross, Inc. Perhaps such a statement makes you feel bad: Me? Biased? Really? No way! Fear […]

Rooting Out Hidden Bias

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HR MAGAZINE By Dana Wilkie | December 1, 2014 Jennifer Allyn is not someone you’d expect to embrace the notion that a woman’s place is at home. She earned a master’s degree from Harvard Kennedy School, served as an HR consultant to Fortune 500 companies and is currently leading diversity efforts for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She sits on women’s leadership […]

An Appeal to Our Inner Judge – NY Times Op-Ed

An appeal

NEW YORK TIMES By Howard J. Ross |  AUG. 2, 2014   Some months ago I was in the Memphis airport preparing to fly to New York. While I was sitting at the gate, the gate agent announced that our flight had been delayed 45 minutes. Almost immediately, a voice bellowed from behind me in a deep […]