"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential"

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25th October 2012 – The Queens Club, London

6 - 9 p.m.

Professor Binna Kandola OBE – The Mirror – understanding & managing personal bias to be a successful leader.

Binna Kandola is a Business Psychologist, Senior Partner and co-founder of Pearn Kandola, a Business Psychology Consultancy. He is a specialist in diversity, assessment, development and well-being. In this masterclass he will be exploring a particular interest of his; understanding bias and ways to reduce it within organisations. This was the key theme in his critically acclaimed book ‘The value of difference: Eliminating bias in organisations’. In his long and illustrious Binna has held many First Chair positions, including Chair of the Division of Occupational Psychologist (DOP) in 2004. He is also currently visiting professor at the Leeds University Business School and for his outstanding services to Disadvantaged People and Diversity, Binna was awarded an OBE in 2008. A true person of influence within the Occupational Psychology industry, Binna will be encouraging attendees of this masterclass to recognise their own biases and the impact that they have on their leadership style and hence, the organisational environment they create.
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Publications:
Kandola, B. (2009). The value of difference: Eliminating bias in organisations. Oxford, Pearn Kandola.
Kandola, B. (2004). Skills development: the missing link in increasing diversity in leadership. Industrial and Commercial Training, 36(4), pp.143 – 147.
Kandola, B. (1995). Selecting for Diversity. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 3 (3), 162–167.

Resources:
Page 6; Binna Kandola on Leadership, a casualty of the economic crisis
Case study about Binna Kandola – accessing the talent pool

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