Interrupting Bias in Army Talent Management

Danielle Holt, Susan Davis

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This article addresses the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion on talent management. It explains how systemic bias impairs the US Army’s ability to harness cognitive diversity. It stresses the value of cognitive diversity among teams and senior leadership and how cumulative bias impacts the entire career cycle of an individual. It concludes by offering practical suggestions to reduce bias in the assignment, promotion, and selection processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-39
Number of pages19
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Talent management
  • Unconscious bias


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