Author and Diversity Guru Mosaku on The Jeremy Vine Show, Palamedes News
TV exposure for the DiverseCity think tank on Channel 5’s The Jeremy Vine Show.
There’s been further coverage for the author and think tank founder, Buki Mosaku, following his revelation that British firms are wasting millions on diversity training.
British companies are ‘wasting’ millions on diversity training, according to the founder of an inclusion consultancy.
Buki Mosaku, founder of DiverseCity Think Tank, claimed that many companies were sinking money into ‘well intentioned but fundamentally flawed’ strategies around equality, diversity and inclusion, and unconscious bias training.
He said that programmes designed to eradicate racial bias were ‘futile’ as, in his view, humans were hardwired to be biased, citing a body of neuroscientific research.
Anti-bias schemes ‘a waste’, The Daily Express
FIRMS are wasting millions of pounds a year on programmes to tackle racial bias that will never help Black and minority ethnic staff break through the glass ceiling, campaigners have claimed.
Such schemes are doomed to failure because humans are hard-wired to be biased, according to the DiverseCity think tank.
Buki Mosaku, the founder of the diversity and inclusion consultancy DiverseCity Think Tank, said British companies were “wasting” millions of pounds each year on “futile” programmes to eradicate racial bias…
REVIEW: Buki Mosaku — I Don’t Understand (BOOK), Colin Jordan, Medium
So begins the aptly titled “I Don’t Understand”: Navigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace. Mosaku sets himself apart, and more importantly helps get the message across succinctly because he shows, rather than tells, what he speaks of. This is particularly effective given the subject matter of the book — which is all about something, depending on your point of view, that can be glossed over and taken for granted by some, and for others is an everyday reality to navigate. Mosaku writes in a clinical, unemotional house style, yet not devoid of empathy and a compassionate undertone. His presentation is straightforward, concise, and makes a lot of sense.
BUKI MOSAKU RELEASES “I DON’T UNDERSTAND”, The Hollywood Digest
Buki Mosaku is easily one of the finer writers on the topics he covers in “I Don’t Understand”: Navigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace. As the deliberately plainspoken and matter-of-fact titling suggests, in a manner akin to an MLA paper, Mosaku is exploring through his own brand of workplace implementation strategy how to address titular Unconscious Bias. Particularly as it pertains to an increasingly digitized and remote vista, where so-called ‘standard’ methodologies and practices are being critically reevaluated.
One of the most effective ways to determine how to respond to any sensed unconscious bias or microaggression towards you is to use your internal GPS. I call this examining the Peeve or Leave question.
Workplace bias expert and DiverseCity Think Tank founder Buki Mosaku is a man on a mission to recondition our entire approach to corporate bias, solving a costly and damaging problem that has plagued corporations for decades.
I Don’t Understand: Navigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace by Buki Mosaku, The London Economic
“I Don’t Understand”: Navigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace by internationally recognised expert on workplace bias and effective communication Buki Mosaku is an essential read for anyone seeking to improve unconscious bias in the workplace and create a workplace environment where everyone can thrive.
Bradley Cooper’s Portrayal of Bernstein: A Teachable Moment, The Good Men Project
I’m not entirely sure where I stand on the controversy over actor Bradley Cooper’s use of prosthetics to amplify his resemblance to Bernstein, in his portrayal of Leonard Bernstein in the Netflix biopic Maestro — a movie that he also produced.
Am I the Problem? Five Stages of Reverse Bias and Why You Must Speak Up, Business Matters
Workplace bias and communication expert Buki Mosaku, founder of DiverseCity Think Tank and author of new guide “I Don’t Understand”: Navigating Unconscious Bias in the Workplace, reveals why confronting reverse bias is key to maintaining team cohesion and an essential step towards reducing the wider underrepresentation of minorities in senior roles.
When it comes to tackling unconscious bias, microaggressions are a key component that has to be addressed. Unconscious bias can reveal itself in the workplace as microaggressions. The key to addressing microaggressions is to understand how unconscious bias impacts stress levels, productivity, and overall team cohesion and the role that microaggressions play in perpetuating this malignant interpersonal disease.
Why businesses must nip unconscious bias in the bud, The European
According to workplace bias expert Buki Mosaku, if career-stifling unconscious bias is not dealt with promptly and effectively it can rapidly escalate into an entrenched company-wide problem. The solution: nip bias in the bud.
Career-Stifling Unconscious Bias Demands a Do-Together Strategy, CEOWorld Magazine
In recent years, cherished US institutions have revealed toxic workplace cultures characterized by racism, bullying, misogyny, homophobia or a combination of all four, that is hard to fathom. It’s easy enough to write these instances off as extreme anomalies in the corporate world. But are corporate leaders doing enough to quash micro-aggressive, biased-driven behaviors that fuel toxicity, reduce productivity, and negate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their organizations?
Surprising Power of ‘I Don’t Understand?’ and Courageous Assertiveness, Communication Intelligence Magazine
Power and movement on difficult problems doesn’t always come from hard, declarative sentences. It can rise from the curiosity of a sincere, civil. well-thought-out question.
Calling Out Unconscious Bias in the Workplace – Transcending the Problem, Leadership Now Leading Blog
STATISTICS show that minorities and marginalized groups repeatedly experience career-stifling unconscious bias at many points throughout their working lives.
Speak to women about unconscious or subtle gender bias in the workplace and it quickly becomes clear that this is a unique challenge and frustration that a man cannot even begin to comprehend. Put simply, our understanding and recognition of the enormity, frequency and prevalence of unconscious gender bias in the workplace will always be incomplete.