Organisational and team development is essential within the ever-changing professional environment. However guiding this change can be at times both challenging and frustrating.
One reason is known as the Dunning Kruger Effect; a psychological effect, concerning cognitive bias, in which an individual lacking specific skills, mistakenly evaluates their abilities to be much higher. Simple put they believe they’re more efficient than they are.
Understandably when feedback constructed to promote growth and learning falls upon these individuals ‘deaf’ ears, it is undeniably maddening. Panditi (2015) provides his personal views on this shortcoming and highlights ways for organisations to change an individual’s cognitive bias. View the full blog here.